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This is a double strand of approximately 750 carnelian ring beads with a double strand of approximately 800 faience disc beads. It belongs with 13.3613 and 13.3609 according to YJM.


From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 43. 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. / 43

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label


Sheikh Farag, Egypt


Overall: 47cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads