String of beads
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 166
Length of string of beads: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.) Diameter largest carnelian ball bead: 0.6 cm (3/16 in.) Length faience bi-conical: 1.8 cm Diameter largest faience ball bead: 0.7 cm
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, faience, shell
Not On View
This string of beads consists of seven large carnelian ball beads, ten carnelian barrel beads, eleven carnelian ring beads, six shell ring beads, three blue faience, bi-conical beads, four blue faience cylinder beads, and nine blue faience ball beads.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 166. 1913: 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.
Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.166
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition