Scarab and beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 111

Dimensions

Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

13.3875

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

This group contains one uninscribed carnelian scarab, one carnelian truncated ball bead, and one faience ball bead and one broken cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 111. 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. / 111

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition