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Necklace of black and white stone discs, with six various sized stone drop pendants.


From Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Cemetery 2000. 1912: 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. (Accession date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Nag el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Egypt


Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stone and shell


The Ancient World


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