String of beads from a broadcollar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2360 A
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, gold
Not On View
Dull gray-blue and cream faience cylinders and discs, some with traces of gold foil. Several carnelian barrel beads. This was mistakenly strung as a necklace, it is actually part of a broadcollar and goes with 13.3424.
From Giza G2360 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition