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This string of beads includes nineteen wedjat eye beads, one amulet pendant and many crude and oddly shaped small beads.


From Egypt, Dendara,1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13, 2061–1640 B.C.

Object Place

Dendara, Egypt


Overall: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads