This necklace consisting of one hundred and seventy-seven beads includes twelve rough carnelian ring beads and one hundred and sixty-five small faience ring beads.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). M/17? 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Tomb 17? not on tomb card
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Egyptian, Predynastic Period, 3850–2690 B.C.
Overall: 36 cm length of necklace x 0.8 cm diameter of carnelian beads (14 3/16 x 5/16 in.) Diameter of faience ring beads: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian and faience