Barrel beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, Pit D chamber debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.) Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-196e

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two barrel beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D chamber debris. 1915: 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.

Findspot Information: From El Bersha. [Excav. date] April 1915. Tomb 6d

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition