University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31-27-303
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Meydum
Locus: Tomb 314
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1980-1630 BC
Early Date: -1980
Late Date: -1630
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Iconography:Falcon Head
Length: 43.2 cm
Width: 33 cm
Depth: 7.6 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Meydum; Alan Rowe, 1931
Other Number:30-2-165A - Field No SF

Description

Faience broad collar (wesekh) made with six alternating rows of blue and black tubular beads and a final row of teardrop beads. The ends of the collar are decorated with falcon-headed terminals.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 30,31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 264/87View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt.. National Museum of History, Republic of China. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 116View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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