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Necklace elements: b) one medium size faience semi-circular counterweight (?) with four slanting holes on flat end, and one hole across center. Illustration: Yes


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2422 D, coffin pit
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4 cm Width: 3.5 cm Thickness: .6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.1312
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    MFA 37.1312: reconstructed counterweight including 36-6-55b (counterweight terminal), 36-6-55d (pendants), 36-7-35 ([a] cylinder beads and [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Unpublished Documents 3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. 37a.

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