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Cylinder beads

Twenty blue-gray cylinder beads, eight of which are fused together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, pit A debris. 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, Dynasty 11–12, 2140–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.3 x 1.3 cm (1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-432a.4

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads