String of beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 525 A debris

Dimensions

Smallest a: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Largest a: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Smaller b: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Larger b: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) c: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-42

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string of beads consist of:
a) 33 ball beads
b) 2 barrel beads
c) 1 lentoid bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 525 A debris. 1923: 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