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String of beads composed of thirty-five white disc beads, six green disc beads, and one red disc bead.


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z / 90 / X. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiet el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall length of string: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, bone/shell (?)


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads