Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 234 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-272

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains seven ball beads, two of which are stuck togeher with a bit of the original string still in place.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 234 debris. 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