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Part of a necklace composed of nine carnelian ring beads, one amethyst ring bead, one blue frit barrel bead, one carnelian barrel bead, and three lotus-shaped faience pendants.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 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, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall length: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.) Length x width of largest bead: 1.3 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2571

Medium or Technique

Faience, amethyst, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands