Broad collar (with modern terminals)

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2500–2350 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1360

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 x 36cm (5 7/8 x 14 3/16in.)

Accession Number

13.4171

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Faience broad collar, reconstructed. Beads from G 1360, pendants from Giza, but unrecorded provenance. The gilded end-pieces are modern reconstructions.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, tomb G 1360. 1913: 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