String of beads

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 101/x

Dimensions

Length: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2557

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of eighteen carnelian ring and ball beads and two amethyst beads.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 101. 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.
(Accession date: October 9, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition