String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 171

Dimensions

Overall length: 20.3 cm (8 in.) Bead diameter: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3699

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains thirty-four blue faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 171. 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. / 171

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition