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One agate ? ball bead; one bronze ring, and one bright blue faience biconical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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 Mesheikh.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter bronze ring: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter agate ball bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Diameter faience bead: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1440

Medium or Technique

Faience, bronze, agate ?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads