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Ball bead

One ball bead, flattened on one side and with a large boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7012 A. 1926: excavated by the Museum of Fine Arts-Harvard University 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: 0.4 x 1.4 cm (3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-239

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads