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Beads

This is a string of five beads including one large barrel bead, three carnelian ring beads, and one tiny ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2504. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5155

Medium or Technique

Faience, Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads