Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1623

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Twelve bottle or seed pod beads. In light blue, dark blue and turquoise. In the accession photograph these were strung together with several other beads.

Provenance

Said to be from Haggi Qandil. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1561-03.1564, 3.1617-03.1623, E.M.116-E.M.122) for £11. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund