String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 90/X

Dimensions

Overall length of string: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3103

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone/shell (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of thirty-five white disc beads, six green disc beads, and one red disc bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 90/X. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition