Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5011 D debris

Dimensions

a: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Smallest b: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Largest b: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) c: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) d: 0.8 x 0.6 x 2 cm (5/16 x 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-167

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) eight ball beads
b) twenty-seven cylinder beads
c) fifty-seven white and black ring beads
d) two black oblong amulet  beads, pierced at each end. One of these is broken on one end.
Two of the cylinder beads and the two amulet  beads are loose, the rest are strung together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5011 D debris. 1923: 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