String of beads
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Tomb X68
Length: 35.1 cm (13 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of one hundred forty-three beads is composed of fourteen gold cylinder beads, twenty-one large dark red carnelian ball beads and one hundred eight small carnelian ball beads.
From Egypt, Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, X 68. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1899)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription