String of beads

Egyptian
Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2
3100–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kafr Ghattati, tomb 2

Dimensions

Diameter and length of beads: 0.4 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1/8 in.) Overall length of string: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2560

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of seventy-four short cylinder beads.

Provenance

From: Kafr Ghattati 2 [K.G.2] tomb 2, Egypt; excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition