Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 209

Dimensions

Faience ball bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Amythest ball bead: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Barrel bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-4-274

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains one faience ball bead, one faience barrel bead, and one amethyst barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 209. 1913: 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