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Cylinder bead

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 209

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.2 x 0.8 cm (1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-4-230

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is one cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 209. 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