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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.


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.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads