Strings of beads


Dimensions

Cylinder bead length: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.) Diameter red biconical bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Overall length of the three strands: 168 cm (66 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.524

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is three strings of beads. One string consists of faience cylinder beads and carnelian ball, biconical and ring beads. Another consists of blue faience cylinder beads and red faience biconical and ball beads and one broken amulet. The last consists of blue faience cylinder beads, red faience biconical beads, carnelian ball and barrel beads, and one gray faience biconical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Gift of the Estate of Abby F. Harris through Miss Margaret A. Lane

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Abby F. Harris