Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris west of tomb 8

Dimensions

Overall: largest cylinder 2.6 cm (1 in.) Overall: barrel 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) Overall: sm cylinder 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) Fragment: .9 cm long

Accession Number

15-4-221

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group contains:
a) three cylinder beads
b) one long barrel bead
d) one fragment of faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris west of Tomb 8. 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