Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Largest: Diameter 0.9 cm x Length 2.5 cm Smallest: Diameter 0.7 cm x Length 1.2 cm

Accession Number

15-5-53

Medium or Technique

Blue faience; resin

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

There are 11 cylindrical beads of blue faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 3, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.
Also marked on box top "NE corner"

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition