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Beads

This is a group of: a) three biconical beads b) one ring bead. There are also small bits of the original fiber string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5105. 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: 0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.) b: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-508a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads