Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), debris
Ball bead: Diameter 0.7 cm Steatite: Length 2.1 cm x Diameter 0.4 cm Faience: Length 1.1 cm x Diameter 0.5 cm Seed: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.1 cm
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, steatite, faience and seeds
Not On View
There is one ball bead of carnelian, one cylinder bead of blue-green glazed steatite, ten faience cylinder beads, and two shiny brown seeds.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A debris. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 27, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition