String of beads
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, N.W. corner / pyramid
Diameter and length of largest bead: 1.1 x 1.4 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
String of beads composed of four Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads (three of which are highly detailed), one carnelian ring bead, one carnelian barrel bead, two eye beads of gray color with black decoration, four faience ring beads of different colors, and five fragments of faience.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, N.W. corner / pyramid. 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