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Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 6, pit D debris

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.4 x 1.8 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-116

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Five cylinder beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D 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