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Lotiform broadcollar terminal

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Deep blue faience fragment that has been restored. May be an inlay or broadcollar terminal. [Alternate Text:] The New Kingdom (1570-1070 B.C.) saw a great flowering of the jeweler's art as improvements in the manufacture of faience (a quartz bodied ceramic) combined with the invention of...

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Provenance

From Semna, S Room X. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.8 x 4.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1438

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads