String of beads
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A
Length x diameter: 103 x 0.8 cm (largest bead) (40 9/16 x 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, turquoise, carnelian, steatite, faience
Not On View
Carnelian barrels, white stone barrels and a few electrum balls.
From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition