String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 126

Dimensions

Length: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3773

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian,shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains one large and seven small green faience ball beads; 1 carnelian barrel bead; 5 black faience ball beads; one faience cylinder bead; one conical shell bead; one shell ring bead and two quatrefoil beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 126. 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.126

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition