String of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Length: 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.981

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There are about six hundred very small ring beads in green, brown. blue, black, yellow, and orange.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Nebasha. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription