String of beads and amulets
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2109
Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, amazonite
Not On View
This string of beads consists of one amazonite barrel bead; one crystal ring bead with a large boring; one black stone multiple ring bead; and three tiny faience amulets.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2109. 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