Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Height x width x depth: 19.6 x 27.5 x 0.4 cm (7 11/16 x 10 13/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
2 necklace terminals of gray-green faience (width 5.2 cm); 27 flower petal pendants, blue faience with black markings; 37 small ring and cylinder beads; group of faience cylinder beads of various sizes; part of original broad collar. Strung with modern cylinder beads (ABS plastic tubing) and 2 rows of small beads made of Fimo modeling compound. Reconstruction by Sheila Shear in 1992. on Objects.
From Giza G 4631 / A, B, C shafts. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition