String of beads
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2501
Overall: 146 cm (57 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, stone
Not On View
Faience: about eighty long, thin, faience cylinder beads, about fifty small faience ring beads, about ten larger faience ring beads, about fifteen faience melon ring beads, three carnelian barrel and two carnelian ball beads; two stone ball beads, four faience ball beads, one faience double ball bead, two large faience cylinder beads, one faience barrel bead, one stone faceted barrel bead, and one faience Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead.
From Egypt, Mesheikh. Mes/2501. 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