Broad collar elements

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 5 pit E, chamber (west side)

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.3 x 1.4 cm (7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.920

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

There are ten faience and two steatite broad collar elements. All are leaf-shaped. Similar to 21.919.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 5 pit E, chamber (west side). April 1915: 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