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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 59

Dimensions

Cylinder bead: 0.5 x 0.8 cm (3/16 x 5/16 in.) Ring beads: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5222

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 1 faience cylinder bead and 3 yellowed bone ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 59. 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