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Small copper ring beads, originally covered with gold foil, as many as eleven beads making string about __ cm long; very much corroded, partly sticking together. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7143 B, chamber, in wood coffin
  • Material
    Copper, gold
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: .3 - .4 cm Thickness: .2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Date of Register Entry

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7143

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Aldred, Cyril. Jewels of the Pharaohs: Egyptian Jewellery of the Dynastic Period. London: Thames and Hudson, 1971, p. 182, no. 16.

    Dunham, Dows "An Egyptian Diadem of the Old Kingdom." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 44, No. 255 (1946), pp. 23-29.

    Wilkinson, Alix. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery. London: Methuen, 1971, pp. 39, 46, fig. 27.

    Cf. Bissing, Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von. Ägyptische Kunstgeschichte von den Ältesten Zeiten vis auf die Eroberung Durch die Araber: Systematisches Handbuch. Berlin-Charlottenburg: M. Goldstein, 1934, pp. 203-204.

    Cf. Keimer, Ludwig. "Pendeloques En Forme D'insectes Faisant Partie De Colliers Égyptiens." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 31 (1931), p. 147.

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