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Ball bead

One ball bead with large boring. Spot of black on opposite sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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

Diameter x height: 1.1 x 0.9 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-671

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads