Beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 91/B

Dimensions

Overall barrel bead: 1.6 x 0.7 cm (5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.3127

Medium or Technique

Glass and stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of beads consisting of one large barrel bead with a spiraling black band fused in, three small carnelian ball beads, and one large blue-green glass ring bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 91/B. 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