Beads

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


Object Place: Egypt, Saft el-Hinna

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.); .8 cm diameter

Accession Number

07.315

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two carnelian (one barrel/one ball bead) and two black stone barrel beads. Reused in Roman times.

Provenance

From Saft el-Hinna (Goshen) Tomb 506. 1905-6, excavated by W. M. F. Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription