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Beads and broad collar elements

This group of beads and broad collar elements contains: Twenty-six faience cylinder beads (some broken) (1.6 x .3 cm) Four teardrop-shaped broad collar elements, pierced on both ends (1.9 x .7 x .2 cm) One striated glazed steatite cylinder bead (3.2 x .8 cm) One fragment of copper slag (1.9 x...

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From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001A. 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, 2040–1640 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt


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Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite, cupreous slag


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads