<em>Fly Necklace</em>, 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)

Fly Necklace

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (1.2 x 10.8 cm)


Accession Number: 14.641

Image: CUR.14.641_overall.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum