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Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 546 debris in D

Dimensions

Beryl bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Glass fragment: 0.4 x 0.8 x 1 cm (3/16 x 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-267a-e

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains:

a) three gold ring beads
b) one gold strip bent into a ring
c) one blue glass fragment with an area of brown stone or glass fused to it
d) one amazonite ring bead
e) one-hundred ninety-two tiny black glass ring beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 546 debris in D. 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