String of beads
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Saft el-Hinna, Tomb 561 V
Overall: 2.6 x 5.5 cm (1 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Eight strings of approximately twenty-five small ring beads each attached at each end to 2 broad, white glazed faience spacers made to imitate rows of other beads. One carnelian biconical bead is attached to end of fragment. It is possibly a portion of a bracelet. The ring beads are white, yellow, blue, red and black glazed.
From Egypt, Saft el-Hinna (Goshen) Tomb 561 V. 1905-6, excavated by W. M. F. Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
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