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This string of beads contains twenty-one blue and twelve black faience barrel beads on original fiber string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 18. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.) length

Accession Number

13.3550

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands