Broad collar elements
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, Pit D, chamber debris.
Overall: 2.8 x 1.9 cm (1 1/8 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a group of four leaf shaped broad collar elements of blue glazed faience, with holes at both ends for stringing. The beads are 3-sided, and are scored on top with a chevron pattern.
The original accession card states that there were originally ten leaf shaped elements for this accession number. Six appear to have been used to create necklace 15-4-93a.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, Pit D, chamber debris. 1915: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition