Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 174

Dimensions

Length: 49.2 cm (19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3709

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 36 large faience ball beads strung together and 8 that are loose.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 174. 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.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.174

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition