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String of beads

This is a group of nineteen blue glazed large cylinder beads. They are now restrung with 21.478a-b and 15-5-741 to form 21.11771.Other field number associated with this accession number = 15-5-33. Unaccessioned beads marked 15-5-33 consisting of 5 similar cylinder beads are also stored with...

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From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1926 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads