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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Shikh Farag, SF 97

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 1.8 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.) Overall: 0.6 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5225

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, garnet ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This object consists of 1 faience cylinder bead, 1 carnelian barrel bead, and 1 black faience or garnet ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 97. 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