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Part of a necklace composed of three agate ball beads, thirteen carnelian ball beads, one faceted agate ball bead, one faience ball bead, one Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet of faded green faience with details in black, and one faience scarab. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.


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, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet-el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall length of necklace and diameter of largest bead: 15 x 0.9 cm (5 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience and Jasper


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands