String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall length of drop pendant: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) Length x width of grooved barrel: 1.5 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2585

Medium or Technique

Glass, jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a strung group of two plain barrel beads of blue glass, two greenish grooved barrel beads, one jasper drop pendant, one very small blue ring bead, and one small gold ring bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan; 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition