String of beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?)
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/138

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1340

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of 7 Beads: 2 large and one small ball beads , 2 biconical beads, one worked cylinder bead and one small irregular shaped bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. Mes/138. 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