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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.

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

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

29.2595

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads