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Diadem fragments (?)

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6028 F chamber, in the sand in the coffin

Accession Number

25.2900

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Diadems

Two main elements with circular center and a lotus blossom to either side in relief. One has two hawks facing each other and perched on top of blossoms. Other has openwork design. Might be diadem similar to one in Old Kingdom gallery.

Provenance

From Giza, G6028F chamber, in the sand in the coffin. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–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