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Beads

a) One broken cylinder bead b) One triple ring bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 537 debris. 1923: 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

a: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.) b: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-156

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads