String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 100

Dimensions

Other: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3668

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains two medium and twelve small ball beads, one tiny ring bead, one barrel bead, one conical bead, and three rosette beads all of blue faience, two carnelian ball beads, and one broken black faience bell-shaped pendant bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 100. 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.100

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition