String of beads

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.) double Diameter and length conical bead: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.) Diameter and length largest cylinder bead: 0.2 x 3.2 cm (1/16 x 1 1/4 in.) Diameter and length smallest cylinder bead: 0.2 x 1.2 cm (1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

94.247

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of approximately thirty-five cylinder beads interspersed regularly with ten sets of two conical beads suspended from the main string by four or five cylinder beads. The conical beads are secured by a ring bead at the end of each.

Provenance

From Egypt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren