Broad collar terminal fragments and beads

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

Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, pit B debris, in front of tomb 19 Tuti-hotep


See description

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite

Not On View


Jewelry, The Ancient World


Necklaces and neck bands

This group of broad collar terminal fragments and beads contains:

Three small faience broad collar terminal fragments (Object Regist cites four fragments) (largest = 2.8 x 2.7 cm)
Five faience cylinder beads (1.8 x .4 cm)
Four glazed steatite cylinder beads (1.9 x .5 cm)
One green amulet pierced through the middle (1.1 x .4 cm)
One faience broad collar element, pierced on both ends (1.9 x .6 cm)
One faience bicomical bead, broken (1.2 x .9 cm)


From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of 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