This group of beads is contained in three boxes as follows: Box 1: 112 small cylinder beads Box 2: 284 medium cylinder beads, including two that are broken and three fragments Box 3: 180 large cylinder beads
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D chamber debris. 1915: 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. Findspot Information: From El Bersha. [Excav. date] April 1915. Tomb 6d
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.
Deir el-Bersha, Egypt
Small: about 0.4 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.) Medium: about 0.5 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.) Large: about 0.4 x 2.7 cm (3/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
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