Beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zaraby

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.) Diameter and length cylinder bead: 0.4 x 2.2 cm (3/16 x 7/8 in.) Diameter and length barrel bead: 0.7 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.558

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of two barrel beads, three spiral cylinder beads and four pendant beads. Each pendant is strung through a suspension loop and there is a hole bored in the center of the hanging portion of the pendant.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zaraby, (Group 6). Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account; 1907: given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription