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Broadcollar

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This is a broad collar with counterpoise. The collar is comprised of five rows of cylinder beads (some being from 15-5-699), one well preserved terminal (15-5-740), and one reproduced terminal. A row of stylized beetle beads form the lower row. One cylinder bead is missing from top row. The...

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Provenance

Some components from Dier el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft B and terrace debris in front fo Tomb of Djehutyhotep. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. Sent over in 1921. (Accession date: June 24, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Dier el-Bersha (some components), Egypt

Dimensions

Width x height: 35 x 15 cm (13 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11811

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands