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This is a double strand necklace strung in the original order. It consists of many tiny brick-red faience ring beads, six yellow ring beads, eight blue faience ring beads, seven green faience ring beads and a large blue faience ball bead with a double black stripe. The double strands pass...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Pit G 7214 F, mummy. Apr. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: length doubled approximately 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1025

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands