String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.) Diameter of ball bead and length of cylinder bead: 1.4 x 2.8 cm (9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2586

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a strung group of four pale-green faience cylinder beads, five glass ball beads, and one faience floral bead with rounded points, one of which is chipped.

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