String of beads
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7757 A, room V
Overall: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass and gold
Not On View
This is a string of forty-five gilt glass beads. It includes a few barrel beads, a few truncated sphere beads, a large pendant bead, and two fancy cylinder beads with granulated surface.
From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room V. 1929: 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