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Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 201

Dimensions

Largest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Smallest: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5566

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This object consists of three beads: 2 faience ring beads and 1 carnelian ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 201. 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