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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 187

Dimensions

Bead: 0.3 x 0.7 cm (1/8 x 1/4 in.) Amulet: 0.4 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5262

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is one tiny, blue barrel bead and one tiny blue wedjat eye? bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition