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Group of beads including: 1 faience cylinder, 1 conical faience bead, 4 large glass ball beads, 1 carnelian ring bead, 2 glass ball beads and 32 glass ring 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.189

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3723

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads