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Broadcollar

2 necklace terminals of gray-green faience (width 5.2 cm); 27 flower petal pendants, blue faience with black markings; 37 small ring and cylinder beads; group of faience cylinder beads of various sizes; part of original broad collar. Strung with modern cylinder beads (ABS plastic tubing) and 2...

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Provenance

From Giza G 4631 / A, B, C shafts. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

24.1751

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands