String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 311

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3118

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone/shell (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of seventeen beads consisting of two white disc beads, five red ball beads, and ten ring beads of red, green, and white color.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 311. 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