String of ball beads

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2502

Dimensions

Diameter largest faience bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Diameter smallest carnelian bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1328

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of two faience ball beads and two carnelian ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2502. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition