String of Beads


String of beads of various shapes including disc-shaped ostrich eggshell; carnelian, amethyst and haematite. On modern string; Newberry Peet typed catalogue card says Beni Hasan 12th Dynasty. Label says dynasties 12 - 18; register gives a locus of '37 w' which matches with Dorothy Downe's description of a string of beads from Esna Tomb 37B dated to the Middle Kingdom.