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Necklace with bottle pendants

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Carnelian ball beads and "bottle" pendants. (strung by excavators from 24-3-780 elements). On display in E6 with another necklace of indetermined number.

Provenance

From Semna, Tomb S 563. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: January 25, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19, 1550–1186 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.895

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands