String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144/x

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2559

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of six long faience cylinder beads and two large carnelian barrel beads.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144/X. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition