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String of beads

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a) 86 small garnet ball beads,on string. b) 10 small garnet ball beads and 2 thin gold cylinder beads, on string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Harageh, Tomb 154. 1915: Given by the Egyptian Research Account to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: ball beads .3-.4 cm diameter; cylinder beads .3-.4 cm Length:

Accession Number

15.243a-b

Medium or Technique

Garnet and gold sheeting

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads