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Cylinder beads and wire

This group contains: a) Eighty-seven white, light green and blue-green faience cylinder beads of varying lengths and diameters (Longest: 4.5 cm; shortest .9 cm) c) One tiny straight piece of bronze wire (1.5 cm long). Also found with "c" were one faience ring bead and four short steatite...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; 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 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

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Accession Number

15-5-32

Medium or Technique

Steatite, faience, bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads