Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5004

Dimensions

a: 1.5 x 0.7 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 1/4 x 7/16 in.) b: 1 x 1 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-426a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a) One carnelian bead or amulet of unidentifiable shape, possibly a duck
b) One faience butterfly-shaped bead or amulet

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5004. 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