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Elements of a choker (not reconstructed)

Leftover beads from reconstruction of choker/dog collar, in four boxes.


From Giza, G 4341 A. January 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2625–2500 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 3.8 x 25 x 0.4cm (1 1/2 x 9 13/16 x 3/16in.) Other (height x width x depth): 25cm (9 13/16in.) Overall (b): 0.4 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, bronze and gold


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands