Beads and amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5038 burial

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-531a-e

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and amulets contains:
a) 1 faience amulet, unknown form
b) 2 carnelian ring beads
c) 1 carnelian cylinder bead
d) 2 faience cylinder beads
e) 1 steatite cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5038 burial. 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