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Beads from a necklace

This is a group of twenty-eight large and small ring and disc beads of red, yellow, and green faience, with a tear drop pendant which is flat on one side. From Mesa'eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 69 [M/69]. 1910: 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, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Accession Number

11.1259

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands