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Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5013 D

Dimensions

a: 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) Smallest b: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Largest b: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Smallest d: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Largest d: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) e: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-161a-e

Medium or Technique

Gold, faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) one gold biconical bead of thin sheet metal and a bit of gold foil
b) three faience barrel beads
c) six faience ball beads
d) about twenty-four faience ring beads and fragments
e) one carnelian ring bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5013 D. 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