Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5038 debris

Dimensions

Smallest a: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Largest a: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.) b: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) d: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-2a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite, crystal, gold ?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of:
a) 3 steatite cylinder beads
b) 1 crystal ball bead
c) 1 faience ball bead
d) 18 black faience ring beads
1 faience cylinder bead and 1 tiny gold ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5038 debris. 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