String of beads
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/136/A
Overall: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of forty-six beads contains four conical beads, three barrel beads, one cylinder beads, twelve ring beads and twenty-six ball beads. The surface of the beads is uneven and many are misshapen.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/136/A. 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