Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 5 pit C, debris

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.5 x 1.4 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-134a

Medium or Technique

Faience, steaetite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six faience and two glazed steatite cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit C debris. 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