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Beads and amulet

This is a group of: a) one unclassifiable carnelian amulet b) one faience ring bead c) three faience ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5110 thieves 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

a: 1.4 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 5/16 in.) b: 1.3 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.) Largest c: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) Smallest c: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1521

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads