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Scarab and beads

This group contains one uninscribed carnelian scarab, one carnelian truncated ball bead, and one faience ball bead and one broken cylinder bead.


From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 111. 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S. F. / 111

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.


Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids