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String of beads

Period: Predynastic, Naqada II–Naqada III
Date: ca. 3650–3100 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya, Cemetery R, Burial R191
Medium: Faience, carnelian, stone, glass, shell (marine), hematite, resin, limestone, bone, Nacre, Pearl, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), Amber, paste
Dimensions: L: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)
Credit Line: Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number: 99.4.5

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