String of beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33/x

Dimensions

Overall length of string: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.) Other: 1.6 cm length of largest cylinder (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3134

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of thirteen ring beads, three cylinder beads, and one bored scarab amulet with an Eye of Horus (wadjet) inscribed on the base.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33/x 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