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Necklace of blue glazed and ordinary [faience] beads Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Necklaces and pectorals
  • Findspot
    G 4631, shafts A, B, C
  • Material
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 24.1751
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/04/1914, 01/06/1914, 01/10/1914
  • Conservator
    Sheila Shear, American
  • Remarks
    MFA 24.1751: reconstructed broadcollar: two terminals of grey-green faience (width 5.2 cm), twenty-seven flower petal pendants of blue faience with black markings, thirty-seven small ring and cylinder beads, group of faience cylinder beads of various sizes, part of original broad collar; strung with modern cylinder beads (ABS plastic tubing) and two rows of small beads made of Fimo modeling compound (reconstruction by Sheila Shear 1992).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4631

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 498.

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Sheila Shear

    • Type Conservator
    • Nationality & Dates American