String of beads
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, El Kab
Overall: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.) Diameter carnelian beads: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Diameter ring beads: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian and faience
Not On View
This string of beads consists of about one hundred and twenty carnelian ring and/or ball beads (some bevelled) and six small green faience ring beads.
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.
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