Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 530 debris in burial near 4

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-66

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:

a) 5 carnelian ball beads
b) 1 amethyst ball bead
c) 1 black faience ball bead
d) 1 faience disc bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 530 debris in burial near 4. 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