String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 174

Dimensions

Length: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3708

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains four white and one blue large faience ball beads (one chipped in two); three black faience ball beads; and one carnelian ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 174. 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. / 174

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition