Terminals of necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF ?

Dimensions

Length: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4166a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Two semicircular terminals of blue-green faience, with holes on the straight edge for fastening seven [on one terminal] or eight [on the other terminal] strands of beads. The underside has a raised rim around the edge. There is also a hole on the rounded side of each for the string to fasten the necklace.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF ?. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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