Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 187
Amethyst bead: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Largeset carnelian bead: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Largest faience ball bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amethyst, carnelian, faience, original fiber string
Not On View
This group of beads contains 1 amethyst ball bead; many faience ball, barrel and ring beads; and 2 carnelian ball beads. Some are on original stringing.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition