String of beads

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.13 Length: (average)

Accession Number

72.3010

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Faience; light blue and purple glazed. String of 137 beads.
Cylindrical beads, strung together with 72.3009 and 72.3011.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way