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Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el Hai (Qena), A960

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 cm diameter of ring bead (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5159

Medium or Technique

carnelian, calcite, faience

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of five ring beads of carnelian, one ring bead of calcite, and several fragments of faience. Found at Nag el Hai A960.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), A960. 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