String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 16

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

11.3123

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, lapis

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of fifty-two ring beads consisting of two carnelian, one lapis, and forty-nine faience beads. There are also four bead fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 16 [M/16]. 1910: 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