String of beads and pendant
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 958
Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This group of beads consists of one large carnelian tapered cylindrical pendant, pierced at the top, along with two carnelian ring beads and a faience cylinder bead.
From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition