Necklace

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 187

Dimensions

String length: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.) Pebble bead length: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Barrel bead length: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3902

Medium or Technique

Faience or glass, stone, original fiber cord

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is a pebble bead between two tiny faience or glass barrel beads on the original twisted cord.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S F / 187

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition