This is a necklace.
It is from grave 1101 at Qau el-Kebir (Antaeopolis). This necklace of faience and carnelian beads was found in a woman’s grave. Her name is not known. She was buried with some offerings and two pieces, or perhaps all, of her personal jewellery. The necklace has been restrung, but it is assumed that the archaeologists restrung it following the original order (or what they thought was the original order) of the beads. This is a necklace. It is made from faience and a semi-precious stone, carnelian. It is at least 4,300 years old, dating to the 5th Dynasty in the Old Kingdom (about 2494-2354 BCE).