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Beads and ring

This string of beads contains 2 faded faience ball beads and one large ring bead strung together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 227. 1913: 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, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Largest: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5568

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads