String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 8

Dimensions

Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

13.3549

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads consists of 18 crude mud truncated ball beads, 1 partially broken ball bead, and one cylindrical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 8. 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