Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 154

Dimensions

Largest cylinder bead: 2.5 cm (1 in.) Ball bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5237

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains six blue cylinder beads and 1 black ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 154. 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