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These two strings of beads are each composed of approximately forty-four gold cylinder beads and one hundred twenty-five faience ball or ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Cem. No. III. 1930: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: February 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13, 1783–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length each string: 32 cm (15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.789

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads