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String of beads, broadcollar elements and amulets

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This string of beads is comprised of approximately 261 tiny ring beads strung with five amulets and two openwork ball beads (D 1.0 cm). The amulets include a large Menat in the center (3.2 x 1.3 cm), two fish (1.7 cm), one turtle (1.4 cm) and one flower pod (?). There is also a group of sixteen...

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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; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Dimensions

Length of string: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.) See description

Accession Number

47.1627

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads