Beads and broad collar elements

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Mastaba 2001 A

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

15-4-19

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite, cupreous slag

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and broad collar elements contains:
Twenty-six faience cylinder beads (some broken) (1.6 x .3 cm)
Four teardrop-shaped broad collar elements, pierced on both ends (1.9 x .7 x .2 cm)
One striated glazed steatite cylinder bead (3.2 x .8 cm)
One fragment of copper slag (1.9 x 1.7 cm)

Belongs with 15-4-8.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition