Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 532 B thieves debris

Dimensions

a: 0.8 x 0.6 x 1.8 cm (5/16 x 1/4 x 11/16 in.) b: 0.8 x 0.6 x 1 cm (5/16 x 1/4 x 3/8 in.) c: 0.8 x 1 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.) d: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) e: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) f: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-134a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:

a) one flat bright blue faience barrel bead with serrated edges
b) one broken cylinder bead  of unidentifiable material
c) one carnelian barrel bead
d) one carnelian ball bead
e) one faience ball bead
f) one tiny faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 532 B thieves debris. 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