String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 100

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3673

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains a total of eight beads: five faience ball beads, one faience barrel bead, one bright blue faience quatrefoil bead, and one shell ring 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