String of barrel beads
Object Place: Egypt, said to be from Haggi Qandil
Largest bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Length of necklace: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This string is comprised of forty-five barrel beads of graduated sizes.
Said to be from Egypt, Haggi Qandil. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1561-03.1564, 3.1617-03.1623, E.M.116-E.M.122) for £11. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund