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String of beads and pendants

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This string contains 94 small ring and barrel beads and 11 tiny pendants.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/140/B. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom-Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–17, 2323–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 x 11 cm (1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1254

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads