String of beads
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES 2106B
Overall: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, garnet, amethyst, faience
Not On View
This string contains three carnelian barrel beads; 2 carnelian ring beads; 4 carnelian ball beads; thirty-five garnet ball beads; five amethyst barrel beads; 1 faience cylinder bead, 1 faience spiral cylinder bead and 1 faience ring bead.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES 2106B. 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