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String of beads

This is a group of approximately one hundred and five beads, including tiny faience disc and barrel beads and a larger carnelian barrel bead, all strung together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Deir, N12/6C. 1912: 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, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Nag el Deir, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1427

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads