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Necklace terminals

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, Shaft A

Dimensions

Length x width: 5.6 x 2.6 cm (2 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.478a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Blue faience semicircular terminals belonging to a “wah” collar. Now combined with 21.10545 and 15-5-741 to form 21.11771.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb of Djehutynakht, tomb 10, shaft A, west side of chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition