String of barrel beads
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7757 A, Room V
Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) smallest Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) largest
Medium or Technique
Glass and gold
Not On View
This a group of nineteen gilt glass graduated barrel beads on a string.
From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheper-Re) Room V . 1929: 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