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Broadcollar necklace elements

Fragments of a broadcollar composed of short cylindrical faience beads with a row of pendants in the shape of beetles composed of are the rock crystal set into gilded copper frames: a) Gilded copper frames b) Rock crystal pendants in the shape of beetles c) Gold leaf See also 13.3406: faience...

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From Egypt, Giza, G 2360 A. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, dynasty 5–6, 2465–2152 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, copper, faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands