String of Beads

56.22.183
Short string composed of disc beads of shell, faience, glazed steatite and carnelian; three barrel-shaped beads of stone; a pebble pendant; a shell; and a cowrie shell. Found near the hands (placed on the chest) of a child about six years old, placed within a wooden coffin (110 x 30 x 25 cm). This was an undisturbed burial, assigned the number 1001.