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Barrel beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 42

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5204

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These are two blue barrel beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition