String of beads and amulets
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 94
Overall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.) Diameter largest faience ball bead: 1.0 cm Length striped cylinder bead: 1.5 cm Length striped conical: 3.1 cm Diameter carnelian ball bead: 0.8 cm Diameter amethyst ball bead: 0.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Faience, carnelian, amethyst, hematite
Not On View
This string of beads consists of two blue, faience amulets (one falcon and one unidentifiable), forty-two faience ball beads, five bi-conical and four cylinder beads, one conical and one cylinder glass bead with black stripes, ten carnelian ring beads, eight carnelian ball beads, two amethyst ball beads, one hematite ball bead and one hematite barrel bead, five tiny blue glass ring beads, and one carnelian barrel bead. One small glass ring bead and one faience flattened ball bead were found loose.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 94. 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.94
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition