String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 187

Dimensions

Length: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3731

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of approximately one hundred tiny ring beads. The modern string they were strung together on is now broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 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.187

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition