Bead and amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, SHeikh Farag, SF 525 burial debris

Dimensions

a: 0.3 x 0.4 x 0.6 cm (1/8 x 3/16 x 1/4 in.) b: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-5a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) One tiny broken faience male figure  amulet with a ring for suspension at the back
b) One carnelian ball bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 525 burial 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