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Beads and amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheiokh Farag, SF 5003 A debris

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Largest: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-363a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience, agate, carnelian

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and amulets contains:
a) 1 agate hand amulet
b) 1 faience human figure with a ring shank on the back
c) 1 faience hand amulet
d) 1 carnelian cylinder bead
e) 1 carnelian ring bead
f) 40 thin faience ring beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5003 A debris. 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