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String of ring beads

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This is a string of approximately three hundred small ring beads and one small barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/134/A. 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, First Intermediate Period, about 2100–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1298

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads