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Faience. Both terminals are modern. All of the beads are from pit 51 A (15-5-243). gray-black beads: 197. white-green beads: 254. Total beads: 451. Six rows, alternating 1 row gray, 1 row green, arranged vertically. Along the top and bottom, six horizontal rows of green. Reconstructed by Sheila...

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Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha, tomb 51 A. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 37.1 x 0.6 cm (8 x 14 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.11812

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands