Beads and amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5015 A/Z

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-193a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and amulets contains:
a) 1 faience wadjet bead or amulet
b) 1 faience stylized wadjet  amulet with 2 horizontal and 1 vertical piercings
c) 1 carnelian ball bead
d) 1 faience ring bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5015 A/Z. 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