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Fragments

These are three unidentifiable pieces of black stone, possibly basalt. See beads 13.3648 and 13.5220, both from this field number.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 56.1913: 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, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-137

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments