Artist Egyptian
  • Sewert Bead
Date 2134/1785 BC
Medium Carved and polished carnelian
Credit Line Gift of the Mendes Excavation
Accession Number 80.76
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Excavated at Mendes in the Eastern Nile Delta by the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University - American Research Center in Egypt excavations, Donald P. Hansen, Director.
The bead was found in a disturbed context but near late Old Kingdom tombs.
Mendes Excavation Number 1M11.

Peck, W. H., "A Sewert Bead from Mendes," THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITES, vol XIII, 1983, pp 73, 74.