String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Dendera

Dimensions

Overall: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.) length

Accession Number

RES.98.16

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of eighty-one beads and amulets of various shapes, including  eighteen cylinder beads, ten ring beads, fifty unidentified amulets,one fancy cylinder bead, one wadjet eye amulet and one disc bead.

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