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Ball bead

This ball bead has little remaiing glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in debris of St. 7300.1927: 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 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1626

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads