String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Length: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10547

Medium or Technique

Faience, silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Faience and silver. 3 silver ball beads; blue, green and black faience ball beads. Made up of 3 field numbers; 15-5-33f, 15-5-38, 15-5-55.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition