String of beads
Late Old Kingdom or First Intermediate Period, D
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh
Overall: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.) Ball bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of twenty-five carnelian ball beads.
From Egypt, Mesheikh (Mes / 139 / B). 1912: 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