Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)
1.5 x .65 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a rectangular bead of pale greenish glazed steatite, square in section and pierced lengthwise.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition