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Broad collar (with modern terminals)

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Faience broad collar, reconstructed. Beads from G 1360, pendants from Giza, but unrecorded provenance. The gilded end-pieces are modern reconstructions.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, tomb G 1360. 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 x 36cm (5 7/8 x 14 3/16in.)

Accession Number

13.4171

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands