Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 36

Dimensions

Largest: 2.5 cm (1 in.) Smallest: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5206

Medium or Technique

Agate, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains a total of 9 beads: 2 agate barrel beads, 2 blue faience ball beads, 4 whitish flat faience disc beads, and 1 fat faience disc bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag S F 36. 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