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String of beads

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This is a strand of sixty-three cylinder beads, with dark and light green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Hu, W. 108. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Hu, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 112 cm (45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.749

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads