Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 251 C

Dimensions

a: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) b: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.1518

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, seed or pit of fruit

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group consisting of:
a) one carnelian ball bead
b) one carnelian ring bead
c) one faience ring bead
d) one pierced seed pit, broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 251 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