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Cylinder beads

Four white and one green cylinder beads. Should go with 21.10552 (reconstructed collar)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit E, west side of chamber. 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

Longest: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.) Shortest: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-302i

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads