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[Faience, carnelian, white stone] beads. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, [chamber, in coffin, on left wrist of mummy] (512, 513)
  • Material
    [Faience, carnelian, white stone]
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.3415, 13.3422
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy II
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    MFA 13.3415 = 2 carnelian and 5 faience barrel beads. MFA 13.3422 = quantity of carnelian and white stone barrel beads and electrum (?) ball beads.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, pp. 100-101, cat. 38c.