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Spacers, terminals, and pendant beads

a) three flower pendants b) three small terminals c) five rectangular spacers with five holes in each d) three copper cylinders with traces of gold.

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

33.1134

Medium or Technique

Faience, copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands