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Necklace of carnelian, gold, faience and ivory ball beads with pendants: One carnelian hand, one carnelian fly, one carnelian (?), one gold hawk and one gold fly. From Zawiet-el-Aryan. [Alternate Text:] The New Kingdom (1570-1070 B.C.) saw a great flowering of the jeweler's art as improvements...

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Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .380 Length:

Accession Number

11.2565

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, gold, faience, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands