Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 537 debris at entrance

Dimensions

a: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.) b: 0.5 x 0.3 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/8 x 1/4 in.) c: 0.5 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.) d: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-132a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) 1 faience barrel bead
b) 1 faience flat incised cylinder bead
c) 1 carnelian ring bead
d) 1 tiny blue faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 537 debris at entrance. 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