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Beads

This is a group of six beads which includes one faience ball bead, one faience cylinder bead, one carnelian ball bead, one faience drop pendant, and two bead fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Deir, N 12 / 30. 1912: 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Nag el Deir, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1443

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads