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This group of beads contains: Fifty-nine silver ring beads (4.2 - .3 cm) fused together with some original string Approximately eight hundred faience ring beads (.3 cm) (Res 21 35) Two glass ball beads One faience pendant Sixteen faience ring beads (.4 cm) Ten tiny faience ring beads (.2 cm)...

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From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1060 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt


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Medium or Technique

Faience, silver (?), glass, original fiber string


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads