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Fragments

This group of fragments contains one semi-circular faience inlay piece, one fragment of a ball bead, and l fragment of a ring shank.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 127. 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

Inlay: 0.8 x 1.6 x 0.4 cm (5/16 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.) Bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) Ring shank: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-214

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment