Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 104

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.3 x 1.6 cm (1/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-562

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fourteen cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir El-Bershat, tomb 104. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition