String of ring beads
First Intermediate Period
about 2100–2040 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/134/A
Overall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a string of approximately three hundred small ring beads and one small barrel bead.
From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/134/A. 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