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Ball bead

This is one ball bead of carnelian.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 500 surface debris. 1923: 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,

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-8

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads