String of beads
Legacy dimension: Length: of string 0.380
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The beads consist of 11 lenticular (lozenge-shaped) carnelian beads, 1 carnelian heart pendant, 15 carnelian truncated ball beads, 2 carnelian ball beads, 2 gold biconical beads (ancient or modern ), and 2 small hollow gold ball beads/terminals (modern).
Accession card notes that there originally 8 hollow gold ball beads in this grouping that were removed and combined with 10 hollow gold ball beads from 47.1630 to make a new necklace.
Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1946, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1946)
Gift of Mrs. Goddard Du Bois