Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 536 debris in front

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-103a-c

Medium or Technique

Faience, lapis lazuli, amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:

a) one lapis ball bead
b) one amazonite barrel bead
c) one faience barrel bead
and one faience ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 536 debris in front. 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