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Beads and band

This is a group contains: a) An electrum band curved into an open circle with unjoined ends, pierced at each open end; b) 1 carnelian barrel bead 1 white faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 514, right hand of burial. 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

Electrum band: 0.6 x 1.7 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.) Barrel bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-329a-b

Medium or Technique

Electrum, carnelian, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads