Beads from necklace
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4516 C
Overall: 4.5 x 33 cm (1 3/4 x 13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, gold leaf
Not On View
These faience cylinder beads have been reconstructed, probably incorrectly, as a collar. Their original stringing is uncertain. A single piece of gold foil from the same field number remains unattached.
From Giza, G 4516 C. August 1935: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition