String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, W 108

Dimensions

Overall: 112 cm (45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.749

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a strand of sixty-three cylinder beads, with dark and light green glaze.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, W. 108. 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