String of beads and amulets
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/128/A
Overall: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of beads contains approximately one hundred ring beads, ten cylinder beads, one biconical bead, one barrel bead, two large ball beads, and barrel beads and one Bes and four hawk amulets.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/128/A. 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