Beads and amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 548

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-207a-e

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads and amulets contains:

a) one faience frog amulet
b) 1 unclassifiable bead or amulet
c) 1 faience ball bead
d) 1 glassy faience ring bead
e) 6 carnelian ball beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 548. 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