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Broadcollar elements

Broadcollar elements, six are deities and sixteen floral elements: twenty two total. In the accession photograph these were strung together with several other beads, amulets and pendants. This was unstrung and some of these amulets and pendants were incorporated into collar 65.1723 now in EV...

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Provenance

Said to be from Haggi Qandil. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1561-03.1564, 3.1617-03.1623, E.M.116-E.M.122) for £11. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten or l, 1349–1336 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1619

Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads