This string of bead consists of forty-one biconical beads made of hematite, and graduated in size.
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 (Mes / 139 / B). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Egyptian, Late Old Kingdom or First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.