String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 99

Dimensions

Other: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3676

Medium or Technique

Faience, black paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains 36 blue faience ring beads, 190 tan faience short cylinder beads, and 39 black paste short cylinder, ball, and truncated ball beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 99. 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. / 99

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition