Broadcollar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bersha, 51 A

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 37.1 x 0.6 cm (8 x 14 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.11812

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Faience. Both terminals are modern. All of the beads are from pit 51 A (15-5-243). gray-black beads: 197. white-green beads: 254. Total beads: 451. Six rows, alternating 1 row gray, 1 row green, arranged vertically. Along the top and bottom, six horizontal rows of green. Reconstructed by Sheila Shear.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha, tomb 51 A. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition