Melon bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 233 debris in front

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 2.2 x 2 cm (7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-271a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large melon bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 233 debris in front. 1923: 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