Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el Hai, A960

Dimensions

Overall pebble : 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Other ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5154

Medium or Technique

faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of approximately nine tiny ring beads, one large carnelian pebble, some faience fragments, some quartz debris, and a small remnant of old fiber. Nag el Hai Found in A960

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), A960. 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