String of carnelian and faience beads

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
4200–3250 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 18 cm, Diameter 1.3 cm (largest bead)

Accession Number

11.1025b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian; faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition