String of beads
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2375 Y
Length: carnelian biconical 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) Length: blue cylinder 2.1 cm (13/16 in.) Length: amulet 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, faience, steatite, and turquoise
Not On View
This group of beads includes: one large carnelian biconical bead; one large faience cylinder bead; thirteen smaller faience and steatite cylinder beads; two carnelian barrel beads; one faience ring bead and twelve carnelian ring beads. In addition, there is an unusual vertical unidentifiable faience amulet.
From Egypt, Giza Pit G 2375 Y. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition