String of beads

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: of string 0.390

Accession Number

47.1625

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, Gold

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

68 Carnelian barrel beads in double string. Center: Carnelian oval set in rectangular gold plate.

Provenance

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; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois