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String of beads and amulets

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This string is comprised of fofrty-three faience amulet pendants, including a cartouche of Akhenaten, strung with fifty-one carnelian barrel beads as spacers and one tiny faience ring bead. One pendant has broken off from its suspension ring. Installed (in part) in reconstructed collar 65.1723....

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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; 1945, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1945)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Dubois, "Goddard and Josephine Du Bois"

Egyptian,

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.966

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads