String of beads
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, debris of room IV
Overall length of string: 101 cm (39 3/4 in.) Diameter and length of cylinder beads: 0.4 x 1.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of one hundred and twelve faded faience cylinder beads of varying sizes, and one carnelian ball bead.
From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room IV debris. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition