String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 74
Other: length of string 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, amethyst, faience
Not On View
This string of beads and amulets contains an amethyst ape amulet, a carnelian heart or vessel-shaped pendant bead, a small amethyst ball bead, a large black faience ball bead and 2 small black faience ball beads, and one broken black faience ball bead.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 74. 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