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Part of a neckace composed of a total of eighteen elements, seven which are small jasper ball beads, one which is a tiny gold ball bead, one which is a large carnelian ball bead, one which is a cowrie shaped jasper bead with design on base, and eight which are Taweret amulets, four made of...

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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: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2583

Medium or Technique

Jasper, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands