User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

String of ball beads

This is a string of one hundred and ninety-eight yellow/brown glass ball beads and three fragments of ball beads. Field #29-11-222; c.f. 31.866.


Findspot Information: From Egypt, Giza: Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) debris of Room III. 1929: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads