Ball beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 171

Dimensions

Diameter largest: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Diameter smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5248

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 7 faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 171. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition