String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 27

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.) length

Accession Number

13.3561

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads includes 2 large ball beads, 3 conical beads (1 broken) and 1 smaller ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 27.1913: 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