String of beads

Foundation deposit, bead

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo JE 49225

Provenance

Description

Material(s) carnelian

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

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. 

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