Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 203

Dimensions

Carnelian bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Stone bead: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Faience bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5818

Medium or Technique

Stone, carnelian, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of assorted beads contains 1 carnelian ball bead, one faience ball bead, and 1 thick green stone ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 203. 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