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String of seventeen beads consisting of two white disc beads, five red ball beads, and ten ring beads of red, green, and white color.


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Tomb Z/311. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet el'Aryan, Egypt


Overall: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, bone/shell (?)


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads