Cylinder beads and gold foil
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 13 pit A, debris
Diameter and length: 0.4 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, original fiber string, gold
Not On View
122 blue cylinder beads, some of which are fastened together side by side on original string. Also, in a bag there are four fragments of barrel beads and a fragment of gold foil.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, pit A 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