String of beads
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A
Length carnelian barrel: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of two carnelian barrel beads, four faience barrel beads and one faience cylinder bead. They were found on the left wrist of a mummy.
From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy), [on left wrist of mummy]. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition