Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Grave 5 of large mud wall

Dimensions

Larger ball bead: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) Barrel bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5243

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of assorted beads contains 2 ball beads and 1 barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF Grave 5 of large mud wall. 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