Cylinder beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–12
2140–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 13 pit A, debris

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.4 x 2.7 cm (3/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-432a.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ninety-five cylinder beads and twenty fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, 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