Beaded collar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Pit 10 A, coffin 3

Accession Number

21.460

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Section of a broadcollar made up of black and green faience cylinder beads and ring beads found on original stringing. Now mouunted with additional beads.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Pit 10A, in coffin 3. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition