String of beads
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Cem W
Overall length of necklace: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of sixteen beads in total: ten small and four large beads.
It is comprised of one scarab, one lenticular bead, ten green and blue glazed ball beads, one green blue thin cylindrical bead, and one green incised spiral decorated with a cowrie shape.
From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt Cem W. 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.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription