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This necklace is composed of gold ball beads with truncated, cylindrical caps. It was created by removing the beads from two necklaces gifted by the DuBois family in the mid-1940s.


Anonymous Loan, June 5, 1945. "Goddard & Josephine Du Bois"

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Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, dynasty 12–13, 1991–1640 B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads