Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2224 A
Overall length of necklace: 216 cm (85 1/16 in.) Diameter and length of cylinder beads: 0.2 x 1.6 cm (1/16 x 5/8 in.) Diameter and length of ring beads: 0.3 x 0.1 cm (1/8 x 1/16 in.)
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This necklace of 1126 beads is composed of 1040 ring beads and eighty-six cylinder beads, both of blue-glazed faience.
From Egypt, Giza Pit G 2224 A. 1913: 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