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String of beads and amulets

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This string of fifty beads and amulets consists of thirty two carnelian ring beads and one amethyst ball bead, one amethyst ring bead, one round black stone drop pendant, one black triangular shaped drop pendant, one flat black stone drop pendant, three round drop pendants, one carnelian panther...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Mesaeed, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17.3cm (6 13/16in.) Panther head: 1.2 x 1.1 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.) Triangular pendant: 1.2 x 2.2 cm (1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3738

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, amethyst, stone.

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets