Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 244 B

Dimensions

e: 0.7 x 2.5 cm (1/4 x 1 in.) f: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.) g: 0.9 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.) i: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Smallest j: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest j: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) k: 0.4 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-337

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of beads consisting of:
e) one black faience crumb barrel bead
f) two fancy cylinder beads
g) one pierced seed bead
i) seven small faience barrel beads
j) twenty-seven faience ball beads of various sizes, six of which are black faience
k) one faience conical bead.
Sixteen of these beads are strung together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 244 B. 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