Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 6, pit B chamber Y debris
Longest bead length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) Shortest bead length: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, original fiber string
Not On View
This group of beads contains three cylinder beads and one barrel bead. The barrel bead and smallest cylinder bead each have remnants of the original fiber string.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit B chamber Y debris. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition