Broad collar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2407 C

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 33 cm (4 1/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

37.1314

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Broad collar of cylinder and ring beads and flower petal pendants. Colors are blue-green, black and white. Modern stringing. The end-pieces of gilded wood are modern additions.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G2407 C. 1936: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition