Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 42

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3612

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This large cylinder bead is of blue faience with a deeply grooved geometric pattern.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 42

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition