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Eleven green faience amulet pendants, various; twenty-four green faience barrel beads; twenty-seven red faience band beads. Also present two gold ball beads, one at each end of the string of beads.

Provenance

Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Overall: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1629

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads