Broad collar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5 E

Dimensions

Depth: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

21.10552

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Faience and steatite. Reconstructed broad collar, blue, white, black and buff cylinders, buff pendants. The end pieces are reproductions.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5 E. 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