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Broadcollar elements and misc beads

Twelve broad collar elements: four are fruit or floral pendants; one broken pendant bead indistinguishable; five small deities including Isis, Taweret etc.; one atef(?) crown pendant; one scarab shaped pendant bead misnumbered as 03.1630 which should be 03.1620 (03.1630 is a wooden object). In...

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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, 1550–1070 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Polychrome faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads