Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.005 to 0.010

Accession Number

27.890

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of 29 amethyst ball beads. Also, four short cylinder beads of varying sizes; and about 60 ring beads, multi colored green, blue, brown and white.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Semna: S 553, [Excav. date] March 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition