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Beads

This is a group of: b) 2 disc beads c) 1 ribbed barrel bead d) 9 black ball beads e) 1 blue ball ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5006 debris. 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 b: 1.3 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 1/8 in.) Larger b: 1.3 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.) c: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.) d: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) e: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-4b-e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads