String of beads and amulets
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/139/B
Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, steatite, glass
Not On View
This string of beads consists of about fifteen faience ring beads, about thirteen faience barrel beads, two fused glass ring beads and three small unidentifiable broken amulets (two faience, one steatite).
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/139/B. 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