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String of beads

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This string of beads consists of fifteen large ball beads and one cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 188. 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.188

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length of string of beads and diameter of ball bead: 15.8 x 1 cm (6 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3713

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads