Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5025 E

Dimensions

a: 1.2 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.) b: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Smallest c: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) d: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-186a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) one brown glass flattened ball bead with a white stripe (imitation agate?)
b) one yellow glass ball bead
c) 6 faience ball beads
d) 1 carnelian ball bead
one very tiny faience or glass ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5025 E. 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