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String of beads and amulets

This string of beads consists of one amazonite barrel bead; one crystal ring bead with a large boring; one black stone ? multiple ring bead; and three tiny faience amulets.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2109. 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

Egyptain, Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1304

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads