Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.) Diameter and length cylinder bead: 0.3 x 0.9 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.796

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads includes twenty carnelian ring beads, thirty-eight faience ring beads and one large faience cylinder bead. The beads are in a pattern of two faience rings,one carnelian ring, with the cylinder bead in the center of the string.

Provenance

(By M. 19. 50) From Egypt, Abydos. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription