String of beads and pendants

Egyptian
Old Kingdom-Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–17
2323–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B

Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 x 11 cm (1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1254

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string contains 94 small ring and barrel beads and 11 tiny pendants.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition