Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 236/x

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3131

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of eight strung beads including five large flat disc beads, two double lobed beads bored lengthwise, and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 236/x. 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