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Necklace

Faience cylinders and small discs, with one large cylinder; three lotus bud pendants of faience, traces of gold foil remaining (in 267a). Also 1 box loose beads and 1 sheet of gold foil likely from the gilding of a bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 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. Findspot Information: Giza G 2385 B

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3421

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands