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Beads

This group of beads contains seven ball beads, two of which are stuck togeher with a bit of the original string still in place.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 234 debris. 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

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-272

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads