String of beads and amulet
Late Period (?)
760–332 B.C. (?)
Findspot: Egypt, Mes/2513
Overall: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amethyst, carnelian, faience, lapis lazuli
Not On View
This string of beads consists of one amethyst barrel bead; one carnelian ball bead; one lapis lazuli ball bead, one faience ball bead, one faience short cylinder bead, two faience melon ring beads and a fine blue faience frog amulet for a total of 8 beads.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2513. 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