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Necklace elements: a) fifty-five unglazed faience beetle pendants covered with thin gold foil; one incomplete and ten without any gold foil. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2004 A II, coffin pit under burial
  • Material
    Faience, gold
  • Dimensions
    Width: .75 - 1.1 cm Length: 1.8 - 2.9 cm Thickness: .4 - .5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Many jewelry elements originally registered as HUMFA_36-3-14a-j; now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo, registered as EMC_JE_67606 and EMC_JE_67607. Later assembled into a wesekh collar and two bracelets and registered as EMC_JE_68317A (necklace), EMC_JE_68317B-C (bracelets), and EMC_JE_68317D (surplus beads).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2004

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 4

Photos 8

Institutions 1