Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of tomb 3
Largest cylinder bead: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) Ball bead: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, original fiber string
Not On View
Sixteen cylinder bead and one flattened ball bead. Two have traces of the original string inside.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 3. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition