Beads and amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 253 C

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-327A-G

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and amulets contains:
a) 4 large ball beads
b) ring beads
c) 3 Hwt amulets 
d) 4 melon beads
e) 2 pear shaped beads
f) 1 small cylinder bead
g) 2 grooved ring beads
1 long cylinder bead
2 disc beads
1 small ball bead
b, c, d, e, f, and g are strung together with the 2 disc beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 253 C. 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