Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5011

Dimensions

a: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) b: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) d: 0.4 x 1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-350

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) 4 carnelian ring beads
b) 2 blue faience ball beads
c) 1 incised cylinder bead
d) one group of 15 and another group of 7 ring beads stuck together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5011. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition