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Beads

This is a group of: d)Twenty-nine large faience ball beads and twelve fragments of large ball beads and about twenty smaller faience ball beads; Object Register says 30 large and 20 small. e) Ten fragments of cylinder beads; The Object Register says a few fragments of cylinder beads; f)...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 544. 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 d: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Largest d: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) e: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Smallest f: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.) Largest f: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-198d,e,f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads