Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 220

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5570

Medium or Technique

Copper, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 1 large blue faience ball bead and 4 copper beads in a figure 8 shape with a hole in each side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 220. 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