Beads and amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 231 C

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-270b-e

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli, faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and amulets contains:
b) 1 irregular lapis bird  amulet
c) 4 faience ball beads
d) 24 faience ring beads in 2 sizes (2 are double, one is broken)
e) one tiny cap of unknown material
and one tiny ring bead with a pendant attached and one double-ring bead fragment

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 231 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