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String of ring beads

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This string of beads consists of numerous very small black, brown and blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 42.1913: 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. / 42

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length of string: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.) Diameter of beads: 0.1 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3635

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads