Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 520 D debris

Dimensions

b: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Smallest c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Largest c: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) d: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) e: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-40b-e

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:

b) eight carnelian ring beads
c) one carnelian ball bead
d) one carnelian barrel
e) one amethyst ball bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 520 D debris. 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