Broadcollar elements and misc beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Largest: 2.3 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 5/16 in.) Smallest: 1 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1620

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Twelve broad collar elements: four are fruit or floral pendants; one broken pendant bead indistinguishable; five small deities including Isis, Taweret etc.; one atef(?) crown pendant; one scarab shaped pendant bead misnumbered as 03.1630 which should be 03.1620 (03.1630 is a wooden object).

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