String of ball beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Harageh, Tomb 154

Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.242

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of eighty-eight 88 ball beads, graduated in size, of very fine quality.

Provenance

From Egypt, Harageh, Tomb 154. 1915: Given by the Egyptian Research Account to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription