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Ball bead

One large ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, pit XIV, pit debris (G 7000 SW 14). December 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–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

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2884

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads