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String of beads

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This string of beads contains 1 large black faience cylinder bead, 1 large blue ball bead, about 50 tiny ring beads, 7 small blue ball beads, and 1 larger black faience ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 220. 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: S. F. / 220

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3857

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads