String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2061–1640 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Overall: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.1088

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads includes nineteen wedjat eye beads, one amulet pendant and many crude and oddly shaped small beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Dendara,1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription