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String of carnelian and faience beads

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Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, 4200–3250 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 18 cm, Diameter 1.3 cm (largest bead)

Accession Number

11.1025b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian; faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads