Beads and amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5110 thieves debris

Dimensions

a: 1.4 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 5/16 in.) b: 1.3 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.) Largest c: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Smallest c: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1521

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) one unclassifiable carnelian amulet
b) one faience ring bead
c) three faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5110 thieves 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