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Beads

This is a group of: a) 3 ball beads b) 46 ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 544 sifting of 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

Smallest a: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Largest a: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.) Smallest b: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest b: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-333a-b

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads