Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 140

Dimensions

Diameter ball bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Crescent: 0.5 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5234

Medium or Technique

Limestone ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is 1 limestone ball bead and 1 crescent-shaped bead fragment.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 140. 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