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String of beads

String of beads composed of approximately four hundred and seventy ring beads of beige, buff, red, black, and green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7632 A, room A VII. 1925: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length of beads: 0.2 x 0.4 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.) Overall length of string: 100 cm (39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2498

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads