Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bersha, 51 A
Height x width x depth: 20.3 x 37.1 x 0.6 cm (8 x 14 5/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Faience. Both terminals are modern. All of the beads are from pit 51 A (15-5-243). gray-black beads: 197. white-green beads: 254. Total beads: 451. Six rows, alternating 1 row gray, 1 row green, arranged vertically. Along the top and bottom, six horizontal rows of green. Reconstructed by Sheila Shear.
From Deir-el-Bersha, tomb 51 A. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition