Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 234 C

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-190

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:
a) 1 broken carnelian pendant
b) 4 carnelian ring beads
c) 1 faience barrel bead
d) 9 faience ball beads
e) several hundred ring beads on the original string

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 234 C. 1923: 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