Bracelet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

Overall: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.) Cylinder beads: 2 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10556

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This bracelet consists of thirty-two blue cylinder beads, and twenty-one dark blue cylinder beads. Beads from Field Numbers 15-5-646 and 15-5-804 were strung together to make this bracelet 21.10556. See TMS entry on field number 15-5-804.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19 B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition