Broad Collar

Unknownca. 1336-1327 B.C.E., ca. 1327-1323 B.C.E., or ca.1323-1295 B.C.E.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Dark blue faience necklace. Semi-circular collar type with six rows of cylindrical beads separated by single strands of small circular beads. Below, a row of large elongated pear-shaped beads bordered by single strand of small circular beads. Ends terminate in large semi-circular faience plaques each pierced four times.Condition: Perfect with exception of one large bead in center of lowest register which is broken at upper end


  • Title: Broad Collar
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1336-1327 B.C.E., ca. 1327-1323 B.C.E., or ca.1323-1295 B.C.E.
  • Type: Accessory, Jewelry
  • Rights: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/3453/Broad_Collar
  • Medium: Faience
  • Possible place collected: Thebes, Egypt
  • Period: New Kingdom
  • Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
  • Dimensions: 14 7/16 x 4 7/16 in. (36.6 x 11.3 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 40.522

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