Beads and amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 515 floor debris beside coffin

Dimensions

a: 2.5 x 0.9 x 0.5 cm (1 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.) b: 1.5 x 1 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.) c: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) d: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-29a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:

a) One amulet of a crude tall figure, possibly wearing white crown? with a suspension ring on back
b) one globular pendant
c) 3 ring beads
d) 2 disc beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 515 floor debris beside coffin. 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