String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Dendera

Dimensions

Overall: 49 cm (20 1/16 in.) length

Accession Number

RES.98.15

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads including thirty-four cylinder beads, two ball beads and two unidentified amulets.One amulet is strung side-to-sideand and one rectangular bead is flattened with a hole from top-to-bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Dendara: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription