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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.


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.


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, carnelian


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads