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Cylinder beads

Six cylinder beads, one of which is broken in two pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 3. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11, 2040–1991 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.3 x 2.3 cm (1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-534

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads