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Beads

This is a group of: b) two faience cylinder beads c) one faience ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5015 B entrance. 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

b: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) c: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-21b-c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads