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Two carnelian (one barrel/one ball bead) and two black stone barrel beads. Reused in Roman times.

Provenance

From Saft el-Hinna (Goshen) Tomb 506. 1905-6, excavated by W. M. F. Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place

Saft el-Hinna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.); .8 cm diameter

Accession Number

07.315

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads