String of beads
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B
Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of beads contains twenty-six carnelian ball beads, three carnelian barrel beads and two amethyst barrel beads and one amethyst lenticular bead.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B. 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