Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 12

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3602

Medium or Technique

Amethyst, agate, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads consists of 1amethyst barrel bead, 1 agate barrel bead and one carnelian ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 12. 1913: 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