String of beads

Foundation deposit, bead

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 25.3.94

Provenance

Description

Material(s) carnelian

String of carnelian beads. Beads have 3-4 mm diameter, mostly they are globular in shape, few in cylindrical. Length 80.0cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1923-1924. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1925 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund).

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