Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 32.8 cm (12 15/16 in.) double Diameter and length cylinder bead: 0.3 x 1.5 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.) Diameter ring bead: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.984

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirty-six cylinder beads, eight double ring beads, and thirty-three ring beads.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription