Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 111/5
Overall: 65.8 cm length of necklace x 0.4 cm diameter of barrel bead (25 7/8 x 3/16 in.) Diameter and length of biconical bead: 1.5 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of beads is composed of one hundred and thirty faience barrel beads and one flat biconical bead.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 111, 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date October 11, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition