Valerie Hector Blog — Valerie Hector Designs
Detail, bead-net dress and broad collar whose remains were found during excavations of the tomb of a female interred at Giza during the reign of King Khufu, ca. 2500 BCE. Both pieces were reconstructed by Millicent Jick (1928-2010), a volunteer gallery instructor at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The cylinder and disk beads are Egyptian faience. The pendants on the broad collar are made of gold. Image courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.