Cylinder beads

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 5 pit E chamber west side

Dimensions

Longest: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.) Shortest: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-302i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Four white and one green cylinder beads. Should go with 21.10552 (reconstructed collar)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit E, west side of chamber. 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