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Pill box (8 cm in diameter) full of faience beads: b) blue, black, and white faience ring beads. Illustration: Yes


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2420 H, chamber, coffin pit
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: .2 - .3 cm Thickness: .1 - .2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Notes
    Two faience terminals (HUMFA_36-5-46) and a number of cylinder and ring beads (HUMFA_36-5-47a and HUMFA_36-5-47b) now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo; originally registered as EMC_JE_67609, reregistered as EMC_JE_68318.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2420

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 3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. 157, note 122.

Photos 5