Beads from a necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/69

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1259

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a group of twenty-eight large and small ring and disc beads of red, yellow, and green faience, with a tear drop pendant which is flat on one side. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 69 [M/69]. 1910: 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