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Cylindrical beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Largest length x larget diameter: 1.8 x .7 cm (11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-110

Medium or Technique

Blue faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition