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Rough carnelian discs and some glazed stone cylinders.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 481. 1912–13: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada IIc–d2 (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3519

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and glazed stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands