String of ring beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 178

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5268

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is about one hundred twenty-five tiny green ring beads in nine groups on original stringing.

Provenance

From Egypt, SheikhFarag SF 178. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition