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Necklace components

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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.

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

11.2704

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands