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Half a wooden bead

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Terrace between tombs 13 and 20

Dimensions

Length x width (legacy): 2.6 x 1.1 cm (1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-195

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Half a wooden drop-shaped bead. cf. 21.384a-b

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: 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