Jewelry elements

Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), chamber

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, copper, carnelian

Not On View


Jewelry, The Ancient World



10 cylindrical faience beads. 4 fragments of copper strip. 1 cylindrical bead of carnelian. Fragment of curved object- green faience. 1 round, brown seed.
Copper strips now in 6 pieces. Rest of field number not present.


From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 13, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition