Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 168 ?

Dimensions

Ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Ball bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5250

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains 2 ring beads, 4 cylinder beads, 19 ball beads and 13 fragments of others along with a piece of the original string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 168 ?. 1913: 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