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Beads

a) Two ball beads b) One ring bead

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 551. 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

Smaller a: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Larger a: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) b: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-7a-b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads