String of beads
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?)
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/135/A
Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of 28 beads including 4 Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads, 9 cylinder beads, 4 barrel beads, multiple ring beads of varying thickness, and one large cylinder bead.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/135/A. 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