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Strings of beads

Three strings of blue glass barrel beads. The longest string has thirty-five beads, the second has fourteen smaller beads, and the third has fifteen glass bead fragments. Mislabeled as 29-11-225.


From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) debris of Room III. 1929: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: Length of longest string 57 cm (22 7/16 in.) Diameter and length of beads: 0.4 x 2.4 cm (3/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads