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Beads

Drop shaped beads or pendants with suspension holes on both ends for use in a broad collar or bracelet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Range between 1.3-1.7 cm length

Accession Number

15-5-34

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads