String of beads
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes 2134
Overall: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of thirty-five beads contains 30 disc beads of various sizes of blue glass and black faience, 3 ball beads of black faience, 1 large barrel bead of glass, and 1 small barrel bead of glass.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes 2134. 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