String of beads
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Overall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.) length
Medium or Technique
Alabaster, faience, ivory
Not On View
Necklace composed of one hundred and forty-five alabaster disc beads, one faience and one ivory ball bead. From Gizeh.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition