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String of Beads

Period: Late Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 12, late–17
Date: ca. 1850–1550 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, MMA Cemetery 800, Tomb MMA 840, pit in portico, MMA 1912–1913
Medium: Carnelian, amethyst, lapis lazuli, turquoise, faience, silver
Dimensions: L. as restrung 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1913
Accession Number: 13.180.5a, b

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