Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of tomb 3

Dimensions

length: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) length: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.461

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three amethyst barrel beads, strung on modern string

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of tomb 3. 1915: 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