String of beads and amulets

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 178

Dimensions

Length: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3715

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains 2 large faience ball beads, 1 smaller faience ball bead, 2 faience cylinder beads, 2 carnelian amulets, and 1 stool-shaped stone bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 178. 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.178

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition