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Necklace with various stone beads

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Various stone beads and amulets of carnelian, crystal, lapis, amazonite, and glass. [Alternate Text:] The New Kingdom (1570-1070 B.C.) saw a great flowering of the jeweler's art as improvements in the manufacture of faience (a quartz bodied ceramic) combined with the invention of glass-making...

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From Semna: tomb S 563. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: March 18, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.


Semna, The Sudan


Legacy dimension: Length: Doubled 0.200

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Medium or Technique

Carnelian, Crystal, Lapis, amazonite, Glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands