Broad collar terminal fragments and beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, pit B debris, in front of tomb 19 Tuti-hotep

Dimensions

See description

Accession Number

15-5-625

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This group of broad collar terminal fragments and beads contains:

Three small faience broad collar terminal fragments (Object Regist cites four fragments) (largest = 2.8 x 2.7 cm)
Five faience cylinder beads (1.8 x .4 cm)
Four glazed steatite cylinder beads (1.9 x .5 cm)
One green amulet pierced through the middle (1.1 x .4 cm)
One faience broad collar element, pierced on both ends (1.9 x .6 cm)
One faience bicomical bead, broken (1.2 x .9 cm)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 19, pit B. 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