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Elements of a necklace

Long and short cylinder and many ring beads. Two large plexi boxes of cylinder and ring beads. These are the left over beads from the bead network 33.1020.1 and collar 33.1020.2.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2342 D. March 1913: 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 2.5 cm (13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

33.1133

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands