String of beads
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/136/A
Other: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, silver, travertine (Egyptian alabaster) or glass
Not On View
This string consists of two carnelian barrel beadss; one hollow silver barrel bead; five black faience ball beads; one alabaster or white glass (?) short cylinder bead, two Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/136/A. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition