String of ring beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 65

Dimensions

Overall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3641

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads consists of numerous tiny blue faience ring beads with 2 slightly larger ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 65. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition