String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.) Diameter and length lenticular : 0.3 x 1.8 cm (1/8 x 11/16 in.) Diameter and length barrel bead 0.2 x 0.5 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.697

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of nineteen lenticular beads and forty-seven barrel beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription