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[One of] ten different necklace elements: b) about seventy (70) short faience cylinder beads; green glaze; fifty (50) short faience cylinder 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
    Length: 4 - 8 cm Diameter: 2 - 3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • 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)

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Unpublished Documents 5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.