String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 342/X3

Dimensions

Overall length of string: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.) Overall diameter of largest bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Other: 0.4 cm diameter of smallest bead (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3113

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads consisting of one large lapis lazuli ball bead and eight small stone ball beads.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 342. 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: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition