Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 404

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm length of barrel bead (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5158

Medium or Technique

Faience and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of ten beads, including one barrel bead and nine ring beads, of faience and carnelian.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 404. 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