Barrel beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5408 debris

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 1.1 x 1.8 cm (7/16 x 11/16 in.) Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-60

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two large barrel beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5408 debris. 1923: 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