Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 546

Dimensions

a: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) Smallest b: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Largest b: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Smallest c: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest c: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.1519

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group consisting of:
a) two blue faience ball beads with a black band around the center
b) six faience ball beads
c) three carnelian ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 546. 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