Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 939
Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One large amethyst barrel bead chipped at one end (carnelian barrel and faience discs listed on record currently not found with ameythist 12/10/01).
From Egypt, Mesaid, M 939. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition