String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el Deir, N12/6C

Dimensions

Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1427

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of approximately one hundred and five beads, including tiny faience disc and barrel beads and a larger carnelian barrel bead, all strung together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Deir, N12/6C. 1912: 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