Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 239 debris

Dimensions

a: 0.6 x 1.4 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.) b: 0.4 x 0.3 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-334a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) One ribbed barrel bead
b) One forked irregularly shaped amulet bead (“fly” in Object Register).

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 239 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