Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.) Diameter and length cylinder bead: 0.5 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.982

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is compriseed of 2 strings of beads and several loose beads. One one string are three cylinder and three ring beads. On the second string are five cylinder beads, sixteen ring beads, and one double ring bead. Eight cylinder besds, twenty-one ring beads, two double ring beads and one short cylinder bead are loose.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Nabasha. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription