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Necklace elements: a) two large faience semi-circular end pieces (terminals) with six and seven holes on flat and curved ends. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_36-6-55a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2422 D, coffin pit
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Width: 4.7 cm; 4.6 cm Length: 6 cm; 6.2 cm Thickness: .6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.1313
  • Date of Register Entry
    06/29/1936
  • Remarks
    MFA 37.1313: reconstructed broadcollar including 36-6-55a (terminals), 36-6-55f (pendants), 36-6-55g (cylinder beads), 36-6-55h (ring beads), and 35-1-27 (ring beads from G 1102 F), 36-7-35 ([b] ring beads from G 2416 D III)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2422

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "Old Kingdom Beaded Collars." In Jacke Phillips with Lanny Bell, Bruce B. Williams, James Hoch and Ronald J. Leprohon (eds.) Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Near East. Studies in Honour of Martha Rhoads Bell, Volume 1. San Antonio: Van Siclen Books, 1997, p. 156, note 117.

    Freed, Rita E., Lawrence M. Berman, and Denise M. Doxey. Arts of Ancient Egypt. MFA Highlights. Boston: MFA Publications, 2003, pp. 90-91.

    Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, p. 97, cat. 37b.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 67.

Photos 4