ca. 1850

Broad collar with falcon heads, belonging to an ancient Egyptian noblewoman named Senebtisi.  Made of faience, gold, carnelian, and turquoise.  Artist unknown; ca. 1850-1775 BCE (late 12th or early 13th Dynasty).  From Senebtisi’s tomb, part of the funerary complex of the vizier Senusret at Lisht, Egypt; now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.