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Broad collar element

One faience leaf-shaped broad collar element pierced at each end and flat on one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA. Further note on box says "in front of coffin no. 4"

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Broad collar element: length 1.6 cm

Accession Number

15-5-31.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads