Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 544 sifting of debris

Dimensions

Smallest a: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Largest a: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) Smallest b: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest b: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-333a-b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) 3 ball beads
b) 46 ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 544 sifting of debris. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition