String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 220

Dimensions

Length: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3857

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains 1 large black faience cylinder bead, 1 large blue ball bead, about 50 tiny ring beads, 7 small blue ball beads, and 1 larger black faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 220. 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: S. F. / 220

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition