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This string of beads contains 4 large white ball beads, 2 white conical beads, 1 blue barrel bead and 5 blue ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 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, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.) length of string

Accession Number

13.3700

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads