String of beads
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 26
Overall: 70 cm (26 in.) length
Medium or Technique
Faience, amethyst, shell, carnelian
Not On View
The faience portion of this string of beads consists of fifty-one large worn blue ball beads, fifteen small ball and barrel beads and three small cylindrical beads, one long cylinder bead, one conical bead, and two ring beads. Other beads are one amethyst ball and one flattened barrel bead, one tiny carnelian ring bead and one shell ring bead.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 26. 1913: 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