String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 172

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.8 x 26 cm (5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3856

Medium or Technique

Nut or seed

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of 23 pierced nuts or seeds.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 172. 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. / 172

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition