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66 Beads

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String of 66 graduated ball beads. The blue glaze varies from dark to light in color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Deir-el-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Small bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Large bead: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Length: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2462

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads