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Terminals of necklace

Two semicircular terminals of blue-green faience, with holes on the straight edge for fastening seven [on one terminal] or eight [on the other terminal] strands of beads. The underside has a raised rim around the edge. There is also a hole on the rounded side of each for the string to fasten the...

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From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF ?. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Sheikh Farag, Egypt

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands