String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 42
Overall: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Largest ball: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) Smallest ball: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Width of large scarab: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Length of large scarab: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)
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This string of beads and amulets consists of approximately eighty-seven ball beads in graduated sizes, twelve barrel beads of different sizes, one small pendant, two uninscribed scarabs, one wedjat eye amulet, three hippo head amulets, and one falcon amulet.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition