Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 86

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3638

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This cylinder bead is of blue faience with a crossed grooved pattern.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 86. 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. / 86

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition