String of beads
before 2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 2
Overall: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.) - length of string
Medium or Technique
Shell, carnelian, glass
Not On View
This string of beads consists of two carnelian ring beads, one glass barrel bead and about 40 cowrie shell beads.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 2. 1913: 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