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Four pill boxes (two boxes 9 cm in diameter and 4 cm in height; two boxes 10.2 cm in diameter and 4.2 cm in height) full of faience cylinder and ring beads, probably from bead garment; faded blue-green glaze. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_33-3-34
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2342 (= G 5520) D, debris of chamber
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Length: cylinder beads: 3 - 3.2 cm Diameter: cylinder beads: 3 - 4 mm; ring beads: 4 - 5 mm Thickness: 3 - 4 mm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 33.1020.1, 33.1020.2, 33.1133
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/19/1933
  • Individual - Modern
    Sheila Shear, American
  • Remarks
    G 2342 = G 5520; pits G 2342 XYZ = G 5522. MFA 33.1020.1 = beadnet dress reconstructed from beads from 33-3-34 and floral pendants from 33-3-35a (reconstructed by Sheila Shear 2001); MFA 33.1020.2 = bead broadcollar reconstructed from beads from 33-3-34 and terminals from 33-3-35b (reconstructed by Sheila Shear 2003); MFA 33.1133 = cylinder and ring beads not used in reconstruction of dress and collar.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5520

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Sheila Shear

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates American