Barrel beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 166

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.6053

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is three small carnelian barrel beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh el-Farag, SF 166. 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