String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 7

Dimensions

Overall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.) length

Accession Number

13.3542

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains approximately 29 faience cylinder beads, 8 short cylinder beads, and one small faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 7. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition