String of ball beads
First Intermediate Period
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/2102
Length x depth of widest bead: 34.5 x 1.3 cm (13 9/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Thirty-eight large faience ball beads with blue glaze.
From Mesheikh, grave 2102. 1912: 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.
(Accession date: December 5, 1912)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition