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Ring beads and gold foil

This is a group of small bits of gold foil, 2 faience ring beads and 1 carnelian ring bead.


From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 43. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


Largest foil: 0.5 x 0.5 cm (3/16 x 3/16 in.) Smallest foil: 0.2 x 0.3 cm (1/16 x 1/8 in.) Large faience ring bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Small faience ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Carnelian ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold foil, faience, carnelian


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment