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Beads

This is a group of five ring beads of carnelian, one ring bead of calcite, and several fragments of faience. Found at Nag el Hai A960.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), A960. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Nag el Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 cm diameter of ring bead (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5159

Medium or Technique

carnelian, calcite, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads