String of beads with amulet in the form of a foot
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaeed, (Mes / 800)
Overall: 8cm (3 1/8in.) Amulet: 1.2 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This string of beads consists of two faience, and sixteen carnelian ball beads with one carnelian leg shaped amulet.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 800 [M/800]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition