String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, Shaft A

Dimensions

Length: 25.3 cm (9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10545

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of nineteen blue glazed large cylinder beads. They are now restrung with 21.478a-b and 15-5-741 to form 21.11771.Other field number associated with this accession number = 15-5-33.
Unaccessioned beads marked 15-5-33 consisting of 5 similar cylinder beads are also stored with this accession number.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition