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Carnelian, dark green faience and gilded beads; one semi-barrel carnelian bead; find condition. From Zawyet el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 95. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 72 cm (28 3/8 in.) length

Accession Number

11.2563

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands