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Cylinder beads

There are two cylindrical blue faience beads, one piece of broken green faience, and four small textile fragments (original description listed only two textile fragments).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Cylinder beads Larger: Length 1.8 cm x Diameter 0.3 cm Smaller: Length 1.1 cm x Diameter 0.3 cm

Accession Number

15-5-113

Medium or Technique

Faience, textile

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads