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68 Carnelian barrel beads in double string. Center: Carnelian oval set in rectangular gold plate.


Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period,


Legacy dimension: Length: of string 0.390

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Carnelian, Gold


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads