String of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Diameter bronze ring: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter agate ball bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter faience bead: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1440

Medium or Technique

Faience, bronze, agate ?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One agate  ball bead; one bronze ring, and one bright blue faience biconical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition