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String of ring beads

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String of seventy-five stone (?) ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, MES/2037. 1912: 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, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1268

Medium or Technique

Stone ?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads