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Broad collar

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Broad collar of cylinder and ring beads and flower petal pendants. Colors are blue-green, black and white. Modern stringing. The end-pieces of gilded wood are modern additions.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G2407 C. 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, late Dynasty 5, 2455–2350 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 33 cm (4 1/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

37.1314

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands