String of beads
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/135/A
Overall: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of approximately 311 dark brown faience cylinder, barrel, and ball beads.
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