String of beads

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
1893


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/503

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

12.1333

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, gold

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of hree gold over glass ball beads (one reeded) and thirty-one blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/503. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition