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One necklace composed of thirteen disc beads, six single ring beads, twenty-three multiple ring beads, one large ball bead, one double melon bead, and one small scored cylinder bead. From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Grave 244. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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

Zawiyet-el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall length: 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.) Diameter and length of largest bead: 0.6 x 2 cm (1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2578

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands