Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 227

Dimensions

Largest: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5568

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads contains 2 faded faience ball beads and one large ring bead strung together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 227. 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