String of beads

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, M 2023

Dimensions

Length: 48.6 cm (19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1270

Medium or Technique

Ivory, stone, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Provenance

From Mesheikh, grave 2023. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition