Findspot: Egypt, Abydos?
Overall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.) Diameter: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This string of beads includes approximately 500 tiny faience multiple ring beads, one ball bead, one barrel bead and one carnelian ball bead. From mummy wrappings.
From Egypt, possibly Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription