String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 92/x

Dimensions

Overall: 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3129

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads consisting of three faience ring beads, two faience multiple ring beads, nine carnelian ball beads, one faience ball bead, and one large flat barrel bead of green color with remains of brown coating.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 92/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