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String of barrel beads

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This a group of nineteen gilt glass graduated barrel beads on a string.


From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheper-Re) Room V . 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) smallest Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) largest

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glass and gold


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads