Beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/135

Dimensions

1 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1435a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four (4) large green faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/135. 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