Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 186

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3719

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 1 large cylinder bead, 1 barrel bead, 1 large ball bead, 17 smaller ball beads,and 1 crude wedjat eye bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 186. 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.186

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition