Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5105

Dimensions

a: 0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.) b: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-508a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) three biconical beads
b) one ring bead.
There are also small bits of the original fiber string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5105. 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