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Part of a necklace composed of eighteen scaraboid beads, two ball beads, one flattened ball bead with chips at each end of the boring, and one bead which is pierced twice lengthwise and has one angular edge and one circular edge with an incised line along the border. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.


From Egypt, Zawiet-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: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.) Other length of bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands