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Beads

This group of beads contains 1 faience cylinder bead and 3 yellowed bone ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 59. 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, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Cylinder bead: 0.5 x 0.8 cm (3/16 x 5/16 in.) Ring beads: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5222

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads