String of beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, El Kab

Dimensions

Overall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1026

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a small string of fourty-one beads total with fourteen ring beads, twenty-six ball beads, one lenticular bead.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions..

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription