String of ring beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2102

Dimensions

Overall: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.) Diameter and length: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1293

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string contains approxoimately four hundred small ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2102. 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