String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Harageh 154

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: ball beads .3-.4 cm diameter; cylinder beads .3-.4 cm Length:

Accession Number

15.243a-b

Medium or Technique

Garnet and gold sheeting

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) 86 small garnet ball beads,on string. b) 10 small garnet ball beads and 2 thin gold cylinder beads, on string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Harageh, Tomb 154. 1915: Given by the Egyptian Research Account to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription