Bead and broad collar element

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 19 (Tuti-hotep) pit B

Dimensions

Cylinder bead: 0.8 x 3.2 cm (5/16 x 1 1/4 in.) Element: 1.7 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 5/16 in.) Fragment: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-699

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One cylinder bead, one broad collar element (top broken) and one fragment of faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: 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