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Beads

This is a group of: a) black, blue and green faience ball beads, some with the opening of the boring split at one end e) two bone ring beads, black, blue and green faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5110 B. 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

Smallest a: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest a: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) e: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1520

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads