Art/ Collection/ Art Object

String of beads

Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty 12–18
ca. 1981–1295 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, Radim, MMA excavations
Green feldspar and beryl?
l. 11 cm (4 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Related Objects

Pectoral and Necklace of Sithathoryunet with the Name of Senwosret II

Date: ca. 1887–1878 B.C. Medium: Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise, garnet (pectoral) Gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise, green feldspar (necklace) Accession: 16.1.3a, b On view in:Gallery 111

String of Quartz Ball Beads

Date: ca. 1981–1295 B.C. Medium: Quartz Accession: 22.1.1290 On view in:Gallery 109

String of beads

Date: ca. 1981–1295 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 09.180.1187 On view in:Gallery 109

Necklace with pendants

Date: ca. 1700–1550 B.C. Medium: Blue faience, beryl, carnelian, hematite Accession: 22.1.276 On view in:Gallery 113

Necklace with carnelian barrel bead

Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Medium: Blue faience, carnelian Accession: 22.1.277 On view in:Gallery 113