Elements of a choker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4341 A

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 25 x 0.4cm (1 1/2 x 9 13/16 x 3/16in.) Other (height x width x depth): 25cm (9 13/16in.) Overall (b): 0.4 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1749a

Medium or Technique

Faience, bronze and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Reconstructed choker collar; faience. 2 terminals with fitting spacers; 6 white spacers of zigzag form; various other beads of different types and shapes, including green and black cylindrical beads and black ring beads).

Provenance

From Giza, G 4341 A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition