String of beads and amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 40
Overall: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.) length See description
Medium or Technique
Faience, amazonite, garnet
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This string of beads contains approximately 144 tiny faience ring beads, 15 large faience ball beads (1.0 cm), 8 small faience ball beads, 2 faience cylinder beads (.3 x 1.9 cm), 4 faience barrel beads, one quatrefoil bead (.6 cm), 2 garnet (?) ball beads (.5 cm), and an amazonite ape amulet.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 40. 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