String of Beads


String of discoid beads of carnelian, garnet and glazed faience. Mostly small size. On modern string. The Newberry-Peet typed catalogue card says "Beni Hasan 12th Dynasty". However, the register gives a locus of '5' and date of 12 - 18 Dynasty. It is more likely to be from Esna like all the other strings of beads in this accession. Register entry " String of beads '5' ". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Pitted and chipped, surface dirt.