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String of fifty-two ring beads consisting of two carnelian, one lapis, and forty-nine faience beads. There are also four bead fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 16 [M/16]. 1910: 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

11.3123

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, lapis

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads