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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.

Provenance

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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

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

13.5210

Medium or Technique

Gold foil, faience, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment