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Cylinder bead

This is one large glass cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 189. 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.189

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3724

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads