String of barrel beads
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III
Overall length of string: 142 cm (55 7/8 in.) Diameter and length of beads: 0.6 x 1.8 cm (1/4 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of eighty-three opaque blue glass barrel beads. The remainder of this field number 29-11-212 consists of an additional twenty-two blue glass barrel beads not strung here and given the accession number of 29.2589.
From Egypt, Giza: Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 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