This necklace of one hundred and six beads is composed of two large carnelian cylinder beads, one of which is broken, thirty-one small carnelian ring beads (belonging to the E. D. period) and seventy-three faience ring beads (N. E. period).
From Zawyet el-Aryan, grave 33. 1910-11: 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: December 7, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.
Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt
Overall: 33.6 cm length of necklace x 0.4 cm diameter of ring beads (13 1/4 x 3/16 in.) Diameter and length of cylinder beads: 0.9 x 2 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)
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