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String of beads

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This string of beads consists of two cylinder beads, four ball beads, one barrel bead, fourteen ring beads, and three Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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 Mesheikh. M / 2105

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

12.1449

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads