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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 221

Dimensions

Largest: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Smallest: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5557

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience, stone ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 1 carnelian ball bead, 1 faience ring bead, and 1 dark stone or faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 221. 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