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: 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

21.10550

Medium or Technique

Carnelian; silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Carnelian and silver. 31 ring beads, 2 cylinder beads, carnelian; 2 silver cylinder beads.

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