Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 258/X
Overall: 5 cm length of largest cylinder (1 15/16 in.)
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This necklace is composed of two strings of beads, one which consists of twenty-one cylinder beads and the second which consists of twenty cylinder beads. Each string has a tiny ring bead at one end. There are also several loose beads which include seven cylinder beads, three barrel beads, one disc bead, one melon bead, and one tiny carnelian ball bead with two fused ring beads attached.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 258. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition