Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, Room V
Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a group of seventeen beads of various shapes and types, strung on two strings, with ten beads on one string and seven on the other. They are made out of green, black, and red glass. Object Register says there are twenty three beads of ‘dark color’.
From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room V. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition