Requires Photography

Three strings of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

(a) Largest bead: length: 1.9 cm x width: 1.0 cm; (b) length: .63 cm; (c) length: 15.5 cm

Accession Number

07.563a-c

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, cowery shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

(a) Blue faience barrel, ball and cylinder beads (approx 30); carnelian cylinder and barrel beads (5); cowery shell beads; and one large and one small white bead on string. (b) Approximately 85 small ring beads, off-white and faded blue faience, on string. (c) Approximately 400 small ring beads, tan faience, on string.

Provenance

From Egypt. Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription