User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Ball bead

One glass ball bead in good condition, of sage green color with traces of gilding. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/511. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2689

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads