String of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.) length of string; 0.3 diameter of largest bead

Accession Number

03.1855

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of more than one hundred light orange-yellow glass beads. Ring beads, ball beads and 5 cylinder beads are included, as well as many fragments of the same.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1903: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription