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This necklace is composed of a string of sixteen brown and blue elongated conical beads, five ball beads, eight ring beads, and eleven cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Tomb Z / 303 / X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3111

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands