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[One of] ten different necklace elements: a) about two hundred fifty (250) small faience ring beads; green glaze; two hundred twenty (220) small faience ring beads; faded black. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4516 C, [rock-cut] pit-coffin
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 2 - 3 cm Thickness: 1 - 2.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.1335
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    Some beads and elements used for reconstructed choker (necklace) = MFA 37.1335 (35-8-54a, c, d, f); others used for reconstructed collar (necklace) = 35-8-54a-c (35-8-54a, b, c, MFA owned, unaccessioned); pendant beads = MFA 37.1328 (35-8-54e)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4516

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 5

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, pp. 156, 159, notes 120, 131, pl. I.