String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 42

Dimensions

Overall: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.) Bead diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3623

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads consists of 118 white shell ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition