String of ring beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 42

Dimensions

Length of string: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.) Diameter of beads: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3635

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads consists of numerous very small black, brown and blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42.1913: 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. / 42

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition