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This is a string of beads made of twenty-two large, round, blue green glaze ball beads, plus two blue green cylinder beads and one blue green ring bead.


From Egypt, Abydos Tomb G 60. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.


Abydos, Egypt


Overall: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads