Broad collar elements

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.3 x 0.9 cm (7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-296.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two leaf-shaped broad collar elements, pierced on both ends.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit E, west side of chamber. 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