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String of beads

This is a string composed of one white ball bead, seven short white cylinder beads, and nine hundred or more green, black, and white faience and bone or shell disc beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: Pit G 2105Y, chamber. 1938: excavated by the Harvard University–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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.1-0.2 x 0.4-0.6 cm (1/16 x 1/4 in.) Length of string: 139 cm (54 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.2130

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads