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Beads from flail ?

Three pierced drum-shaped conical beads. The diameter is wider at one end than the other. Possibly these beads are from a model flail.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 13, pit A 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.10549

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads