Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 253 A

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 3.1 x 0.5 cm (1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-325a-e

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:

a) 8 large and 7 small blue faience ball beads
b) 2 faience ring beads (Object Register lists 3)
c) 1 carnelian ball bead
d) 1 carnelian ring bead
e) 1 faience cylinder bead
and 2 small black faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 253 A. 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