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String of beads

This is a string of approximately one hundred tiny ring beads. The modern string they were strung together on is now broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 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.187

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3731

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads