Strings of beads
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Saft el-Hinna (Goshen), S224
Overall: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.), first strand Overall: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.), second strand
Medium or Technique
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Two strands of tiny faience beads: one a double strand of alternating red, blue and white groups of beads with a small carnelian ball bead at each end; the other is a triple strand of red, blue and white groups with nine faience triple-bead spacers.
From Egypt, Saft el-Hinna (Goshen), Tomb S 224. 1905-6, excavated by W. M. F. Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
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