String of ring beads

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period
about 2100–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/134/A

Dimensions

Overall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1298

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of approximately three hundred small ring beads and one small barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/134/A. 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