String of ball beads

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, Rm IV

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.); .3 bead diameter

Accession Number

31.866

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of sixty-four yellow-brown ball beads. Field #29-11-267; c.f. 31.867.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room IV. 1929: 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