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Beads

This group of beads consists of 1amethyst barrel bead, 1 agate barrel bead and one carnelian ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 12. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3602

Medium or Technique

Amethyst, agate, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads