Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Incomplete silver necklace composed of 10 silver flies and 22 small circular undecorated beads as dividers. The necklace is an interesting example of a well-known design in the 18th Dynasty and is in unusually good condition considering the material.
Condition: Preserved portion excellent condition. 5 of the flies are intact; the other 5 are more or less incomplete. Dividers modern.
This item is not on view
Fly Necklace, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Silver, 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (1.2 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 14.641. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.14.641_overall.jpg)
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