Wrist ornament of strung beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B

Dimensions

Overall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.) Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.980

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This string consists of 22 faience ball beads, from right wrist of body. (See group 21.970-979; 21.981-985).

Provenance

From N 453 b, Egypt, Naga el-Deir. 1904: excavated by George Reisner for the Hearst Expedition of the University of California (which became the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition in 1905).
(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition