String of ball beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 161

Dimensions

Length: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3704

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains eight white and one blue large ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 161. 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.161

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition