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Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367/x8

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2716

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Faience, light thin flat disc beads and two small disc beads. There are ten records, for ten beads originally strung together. These disc beads number from 11.2710 to 11.2719, however there are now only eight beads on the string together but it is not possible to distinguish which are the missing two.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 367. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition