Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 243 A

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest: 0.9 x 0.9 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-336a-e

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, garnet, bone, red paste

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:
a) 1 garnet barrel bead
b) 1 carnelian flat lentoid bead
c) 13 red paste barrel beads
d) 15 white bone or paste ring beads
e) 1 blue faience ball bead and
2 faience ring beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 243 A. 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