String of beads

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada IIc–d2 (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 481

Dimensions

Length: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3519

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and glazed stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Rough carnelian discs and some glazed stone cylinders.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 481. 1912–13: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition