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This necklace is composed of two strings of beads, one which consists of twenty-one cylinder beads and the second which consists of twenty cylinder beads. Each string has a tiny ring bead at one end. There are also several loose beads which include seven cylinder beads, three barrel beads, one...

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From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/258. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Object Place

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall: 5 cm length of largest cylinder (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands