String of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Length: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

12.1449

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads consists of two cylinder beads, four ball beads, one barrel bead, fourteen ring beads, and three Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads.

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. M / 2105

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition