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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 81

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3669

Medium or Technique

Amethyst, faience, glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 1 amethyst ball bead, 4 faience ball beads, 1 long rectangular faience bead, 1 small faience ring bead, and 1 tiny double ring bead of shiny blue glass.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 81.1913: 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