66 Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir-el-Bahari

Dimensions

Small bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Large bead: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Length: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2462

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of 66 graduated ball beads. The blue glaze varies from dark to light in color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription