String of beads
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.) length
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, quartz, glazed steatite, lapis
Not On View
String of eleven beads, including: two lapis truncated spherical beads, three glazed steatite ring beads, one rectangular lapis bead pierced lengthwise, one lapis triangular drop bead pierced through the back, one roughly rectangular lapis bead pierced top-to-bottom, one cylindrical lapis bead, one cylindrical quartz bead, one cylindrical carnelian bead.
From Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed). 1910: 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