Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 256 A

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Largest: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-361a-e

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, hematite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:

a) 2 hematite ball beads
b) 1 hematite barrel bead
c) 1 carnelian barrel bead
e) 1 white faience ball, not pierced

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 256 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