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Beads

This group of beads contains: a) 1 barrel bead b) 1 cylinder bead c) 2 pear shaped beads d) 2 ring beads

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 246 debris in D. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (1/8 in.) Largest: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-266

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads