Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 254 A debris

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-347a-c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:
a) about 180 faience ring beads on a string
b) 18 ring beads and
c) 1 black and 1 blue irregular ball beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 254 A 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