String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, D79
Length x width largest rectangular bead: 3.9 x 0.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, mbronze ?
Not On View
This string is comprised of ten stylized Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets, eighteen black cylinder beads, six rectangular beads with incised line decoration, two biconical beads, three blue cylinder beads and six brown cylinder beads. A bronze wire coil is suspended from the center.
From Abydos, tomb D 79. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession date: October 1, 1901, Deaccessioned: December 29, 1906)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription