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Ball bead

This ball bead 33-2-112 is strung with 33-2-168d, l, n and o. This small group of beads, part of 33-2-168, is all strung together and consists of: 168d) four carnelian ring beads 168l) two black faience ball beads 168n) nine faience cylinder beads, some chipped (Object Register lists 8) 168o)...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of chamber of chamber of G 2200 B. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: Diameter 0.7 x thickness 0.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1084

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads