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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 67

Dimensions

Broken ball bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Diameter cylinder beads: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-145.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These are 2 fragments of a broken ball bead or beads and 2 short cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 67. 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