New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244
Overall: 82 cm total length of two strings x 0.4 cm diameter of small bead (17 5/16 x 3/16 in.) Diameter and length of amazonite bead: 0.5 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Jasper, faience, carnelian, amazonite
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Two strings of beads composed of two hundred and forty-six carnelian ball beads, two tiny jasper duck-amulets, one tiny jasper scarab, two tiny faience scarabs, one amazonite barrel bead, and one blue glass ring bead.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition