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String of beads

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This string of beads contains eighty-eight ball beads, thirty cylinder beads, four Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads and one rough bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/2102. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1250

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads