String of beads and amulets

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 26 cm double (10 1/4 in.) Diameter large barrel bead: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) Diameter small barrel beads: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Length conical bead: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.) Length x width large amulet: 1.3 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.) Length x width small amulets: 1.1 x 0.6 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

04.1860

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads and amulets consists of one hundred twelve ball beads, four barrel beads, one conical bead, and three hawk amulets.

Provenance

From Egypt. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund