Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 255 stairway

Dimensions

Largest: 2.5 cm (1 in.) Smallest: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-350a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:
a) 14 barrel beads
b) 5 ball beads
c) 1 big barrel bead
d) 1 large cylinder bead and 3 fragments of others
e) 1 large ball bead fragment and 1 pendant fragment
f) approximately 200 tiny ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 255 stairway. 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