String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 67

Dimensions

Overall: length of string of beads 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3653

Medium or Technique

Faience, slate ?, stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of 25 beads consists of 5 large and 9 small blue faience ball beads, 9 short faience cyllinder beads, one white stone cylinder bead and a slate (?) pendant.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 67. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition