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Beads

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 627

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .060 Length:

Accession Number

13.3528

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience, steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of forty-two beads, including thirty-nine carnelian ring beads, two glazed steatite ring beads, and one faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 627. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition