String of ring beads
First Intermediate Period
about 2100–2040 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2134
Overall: length, 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) Overall: diameter of bead, 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string contains nineteen large carnelian ring beads.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2134. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition