Cylinder beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris in front of Tomb 3

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.3 x 2.3 cm (1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-534

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Six cylinder beads, one of which is broken in two pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 3. 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