Broad collar terminal fragment and cylinder beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris in front of Tomb 1

Dimensions

Terminal: 0.8 x 1.1 x 2.2 cm (5/16 x 7/16 x 7/8 in.) Smallest bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Largest bead: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-501

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One fragment of a broad collar terminal, three cylinder beads and debris.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 1. 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