String of barrel beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7757 A, Room V

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) smallest Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) largest

Accession Number

31.863

Medium or Technique

Glass and gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This a group of nineteen gilt glass graduated barrel beads on a string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheper-Re) Room V . 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