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Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 44

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3625

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a green steatite cylinder bead with grooved ornamentation.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 44. 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. / 44
1913: 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