String of beads and amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 199
Length: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, garnet, quartz, greenstone
Not On View
This string of twelve beads contains 3 carnelian barrel beads, 1 quartz barrel bead, 1 small carnelian ring bead, 1 garnet barrel bead, 1 faience barrel bead, 2 blue and 1 black faience ball beads, one blue faience ring bead, and one greenstone crouched sphinx amulet.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 199. 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. / 199
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition