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Beads and band

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 514, right hand of burial

Dimensions

Electrum band: 0.6 x 1.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.) Barrel bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-329a-b

Medium or Technique

Electrum, carnelian, faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group contains:
a) An electrum band curved into an open circle with unjoined ends, pierced at each open end;
b) 1 carnelian barrel bead
1 white faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 514, right hand of burial. 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