Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 544

Dimensions

Smallest d: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Largest d: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) e: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Smallest f: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest f: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-198d,e,f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
d)Twenty-nine large faience ball beads and twelve fragments of large ball beads and about twenty smaller faience ball beads; Object Register says 30 large and 20 small.
e) Ten fragments of cylinder beads; The Object Register says a few fragments of cylinder beads;
f) Ninety-five tiny ring beads and one small barrel bead; Object Register says about 80 tiny faience ring beads and does not mention the barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 544. 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