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Barrel bead

One worn barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-35a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads