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Faience beads, various shapes; two carnelian discs, and a number of faience pendants and amulets, wedjat eyes, etc.


From Mesheikh. Mes / 2106. 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, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast, 2323–2040 B.C.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stone and shell


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands