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Beads

a) 4 fruit pits (1 date, 3 plum?), b) 1 short wooden stick, c) 2 glass beads

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, grave 238. 1923: 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

Egypt

Accession Number

23-11-349

Medium or Technique

Various; fruits pits, glass, wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials