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Beaded collar

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Section of a broadcollar made up of black and green faience cylinder beads and ring beads found on original stringing. Now mouunted with additional beads.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Pit 10A, in coffin 3. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.460

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads