String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 40
Overall: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.) length
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, amethyst, faience
Not On View
This string of 13 beads consists of 6 carnelian ring beads, 2 carnelian truncated spherical beads, 1 blue faience barrel bead, 1 blue faience truncated spherical bead, 1 amethyst ball bead, 1 carnelian squatting monkey amulet and 1 amethyst ba bird amulet (broken).
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 40. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition