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Broad collar element and beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris between tombs 13 and 20

Dimensions

Leaf element: Length 2.0 cm x Width 0.8 cm Bead: Length 0.3 cm x Diameter 0.3 cm

Accession Number

15-5-193

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven short cylindrical beads strung on a string and one separate leaf-shaped broad collar element

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: 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