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String of beads from a broadcollar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2360 A

Dimensions

Length: 10.4

Accession Number

13.3406

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Dull gray-blue and cream faience cylinders and discs, some with traces of gold foil. Several carnelian barrel beads. This was mistakenly strung as a necklace, it is actually part of a broadcollar and goes with 13.3424.

Provenance

From Giza G2360 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition