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Broad collar

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Faience and steatite. Reconstructed broad collar, blue, white, black and buff cylinders, buff pendants. The end pieces are reproductions.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5 E. 1915: 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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Depth: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

21.10552

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands