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This is a group of strung necklace components including one fly amulet, one hand amulet, one turtle amulet, one bird amulet, one carnelian ball bead, one carnelian ring bead, and one faience ring bead.


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Grave 238. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall: 0.5 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands