String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 168 ?

Dimensions

Overall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.) - length of string

Accession Number

13.3814

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains 3 faience ring beads, 1 faience barrel bead, 2 faience cylinder beads, 1 carnelian ring bead and about 70 faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 168 ?. 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.168

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition