String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13
1783–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Cem. No. III

Dimensions

Length each string: 32 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.789

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These two strings of beads are each composed of approximately forty-four gold cylinder beads and one hundred twenty-five faience ball or ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Cem. No. III. 1930: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: February 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition