String of two barrel beads, three spiral cylinder beads and four pendant beads. Each pendant is strung through a suspension loop and there is a hole bored in the center of the hanging portion of the pendant.
From Egypt, Zaraby, (Group 6). Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account; 1907: given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
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Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.
Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.) Diameter and length cylinder bead: 0.4 x 2.2 cm (3/16 x 7/8 in.) Diameter and length barrel bead: 0.7 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)
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