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Ring beads and gold foil

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 43

Dimensions

Largest foil: 0.5 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.) Smallest foil: 0.2 x 0.3 cm (1/16 x 1/8 in.) Large faience ring bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Small faience ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Carnelian ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5210

Medium or Technique

Gold foil, faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This is a group of small bits of gold foil, 2 faience ring beads and 1 carnelian ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 43. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition