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Beads

This is a group of two ring beads, one cylinder bead, and one disc bead, all of faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 673. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–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,

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.9 diameter of disc bead x 1.9 cm length of cylinder bead (3/8 x 3/4 in.) Overall: 0.4 cm diameter of ring bead (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5153

Medium or Technique

faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads