Beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of tomb 3

Dimensions

Largest: 0.5 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.) Smallest: 0.5 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-535

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One complete and seven fragments of cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 3. 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