Gold barrel bead

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


Findspot: Egypt, Haraga, Tomb 154

Dimensions

Length x diameter: .5 x .15 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.249

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Barrel-shape gold bead, with longitudinal ribbings.

Provenance

From Haraga 154. 1915: Excavated by W.M.Flinders Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; awarded to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession Date: January 7, 1915)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription