String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 57 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 27cm length of necklace x 1.2 cm diameter of disc bead(10 5/8 x 1/2 in.) Diameter of cylinder bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2582

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of beads composed of eleven long cylinder beads, two disc beads, and two multiple ring beads, one with four rings and the other with five.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 57, debris. 1910-11: 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 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition