String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19
1550–1186 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y

Dimensions

Overall length: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.) Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.753

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This a string of beads made of fourty-four black and yellow glazed ring beads strung in groups. There is also a small bag of beads and beads fragments attached.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, Y 185. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription