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String of beads from a broadcollar

Dull gray-blue and cream faience cylinders and discs, some with traces of gold foil. Several carnelian barrel beads. This was mistakenly strung as a necklace, it is actually part of a broadcollar and goes with 13.3424.


From Giza G2360 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, gold


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands