Broadcollar elements

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten or l
1349–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

Largest: 0.6 x 1.6 cm (1/4 x 5/8 in.) Smallest: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1619

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Broadcollar elements, six are deities and sixteen floral elements: twenty two total.
In the accession photograph these were strung together with several other beads, amulets and pendants.

Provenance

Said to be from Haggi Qandil. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1561-03.1564, 3.1617-03.1623, E.M.116-E.M.122) for £11. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund