Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 244 C

Dimensions

a: 1 x 0.5 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/16 x 3/8 in.) Smallest b: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest b: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) c: 0.4 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.) d: 0.6 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) e: 0.5 x 0.4 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 x 3/16 in.) Smallest f: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest f: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) g: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-340

Medium or Technique

Amethyst, carnelian, garnet

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) one carnelian lentoid bead
b) thirteen carnelian ball beads
c) one carnelian barrel bead
d) one amethyst barrel bead
e) one amethyst lentoid bead
f) three amethyst ball beads
g) one garnet ring bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 244 C. 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