String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF189

Dimensions

Length: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3723

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Group of beads including: 1 faience cylinder, 1 conical faience bead, 4 large glass ball beads, 1 carnelian ring bead, 2 glass ball beads and 32 glass ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 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.189

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition