String of ball beads
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B
Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of beads contains ten large carnelian ball beads and five smaller amethyst ball beads.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition