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String of beads

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This string consists of hree gold over glass ball beads (one reeded) and thirty-one blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/503. 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, Greco-Roman Period, 1893

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

12.1333

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads