Bead

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 5 pit C, chamber Y debris

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-144

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One barrel bead of faded green glazed steatite.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit C, chamber Y debris. 1915: 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