String of beads
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10 (?)
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2134
Overall: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string contains approximately 140 ring beads, 2 large ball beads, 2 large cylinder beads, 2 Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads, 1 barrel bead and 1 flattened cylinder bead with notched sides.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2134. 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