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This group of beads contains 36 large faience ball beads strung together and 8 that are loose.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 174. 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.174

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 49.2 cm (19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3709

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads