Beads (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Mastaba 2001 A

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.8 x 2 cm (5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-589

Medium or Technique

Date pit

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Thrity-six date pits (?) with holes bored through them, badly eaten by insects.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001A. 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