Cylinder beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 4, Pit A debris.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-42

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Three cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 4, pit A 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