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String of ring beads

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This string of beads consists of approximately 350 large ring beads and approximately twenty-five smaller ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 207. 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. / 207

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.5 x 45 cm (3/16 x 17 11/16 in.) Diameter smaller ring beads: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3861

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads