String of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7632 A, room A VII

Dimensions

Diameter and length of beads: 0.2 x 0.4 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.) Overall length of string: 100 cm (39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2498

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of approximately four hundred and seventy ring beads of beige, buff, red, black, and green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7632 A, room A VII. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition