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Broad collar


Artist Unknown


2040-1783 BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Broad collar, Artist Unknown
: A Notable Gift of Egyptian Antiquities
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Medium: Funerary Goods | Egyptian faience
Size: 6 1/8 x 25 in. (15.6 x 63.5 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt, North Africa region
Culture: Ancient Egyptian Culture, Africa, Egypt, North Africa region
Style: 11-12th Dynasties; Middle Kingdom, 22nd-18th century BCE
Physical Description: broad collar of blue faience beads, an extraordinarily large example of funerary jewelry typical of the middle kingdom; blue glazed faience.Both heads generally cracked and chipped at beak.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Edward S. Harkness
Accession Number: 27.42.4
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009