Beads

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Accession Number

13.5110.1-2

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 faience cylinder bead, 1 pierced shell. 4 small broken fragments.
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Provenance

Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 955 [M/955]. 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