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Faience cylinder beads; black, blue and faded green glaze. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2416 D III, in wood coffin
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Length: .4 - 1.1 cm Diameter: .2 - .35 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 37.1311a-b, 37.1312
  • Date of Register Entry
    07/17/1936, 07/18/1936
  • Remarks
    MFA 37.1311a-b: two reconstructed bracelets including 36-7-35a (cylinder beads) and elements from 36-6-55; MFA 37.1312: reconstruced counterweight including 36-7-35a (cylinder beads), 36-7-35b (ring beads), and elements from 36-6-55
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2416

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 4

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, c.

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