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Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), Tomb K 681

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5152

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three ring beads, one of which is carnelian, which go with serpentine bull’s head amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 681. 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