Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 544

Dimensions

Ball beads: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Drop bead: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-137

Medium or Technique

Glass, faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:

a) 2 black-striped tear drop faience beads
b) one carnelian ball bead
c) 1 faience ball bead
d) 1 glass  barrel bead
and 2 black-striped cone-shaped faience beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 544. 1923: 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