Beads

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


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

Dimensions

Longest: 2 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.) Shortest: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Fragment: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-141

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thirteen cylinder beads, one cylinder bead fragment and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit C chamber 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