String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 174
Overall length: 44 cm (17 5/16 in.) Shell pendant length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) Largest cylinder bead length: 1.5 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, shell, carnelian, amethyst, black glass, amazonite
Not On View
This string of beads contains numerous faience ring, barrel, cylinder and ball beads; nine carelian ball beads; seven carnelian ring beads; one pierced shell pendant; one pierced shell bead; two twice-pierced flat shell pendants; one amethyst hippo amulet, one amethyst ball bead, one faience human figure bead; 2 black glass ball beads; one mottled ball bead; one dark brown barrel bead in two pieces; and one amazonite flattened barrel bead.
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
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition