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Ball bead

This is 1 double-bored ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 539 debris in A. 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

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-130

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads