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Barrel bead

This is one large blue faience barrel bead, decorated with a geometric pattern of grooved rings on the middle.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 121. 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. / 121

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3757

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads