Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 5 pit C, debris

Dimensions

a) 1.4 cm; b) 1.5 cm; c) 1.1 cm

Accession Number

15-4-136a-c

Medium or Technique

Steatite, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group contains:
a) one green glazed steatite barrel bead;
b) one light blue faience cylinder bead;
c) one dark blue faience cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit C debris. 1915: 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