String of beads
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Saft el-Hinna, Tomb 212
Diameter carnelian ball beads and overall length: 0.3 x 17.5 cm (1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, faience, bone, glass
Not On View
This string is comprised of twenty-five carnelian ball beads, thirteen bone ring beads, one blue-green glass ball bead, fifty-three black glass ring beads and ten faience ring beads.
From Egypt, Saft el-Hinna (Goshen) Tomb 212. 1905-6, excavated by W. M. F. Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
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