String of cylinder beads

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall length: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.801

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of thirty long cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription