Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6 Pit C burial chamber

Dimensions

Diameter and length largest: 0.4 x 1.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.) Length smallest: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-56

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit C, burial chamber. 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