Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 177

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3717

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains two blue and two black faience ball beads, a univalve shell, and one ivory disc bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 177. 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.177

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition