String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 43

Dimensions

Overall: 47cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3608

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a double strand of approximately 750 carnelian ring beads with a double strand of approximately 800 faience disc beads. It belongs with 13.3613 and 13.3609 according to YJM.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 43. 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. / 43

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition