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Bead and broad collar element

One cylinder bead, one broad collar element (top broken) and one fragment of faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, 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

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Cylinder bead: 0.8 x 3.2 cm (5/16 x 1 1/4 in.) Element: 1.7 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 5/16 in.) Fragment: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-699

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads