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Ball bead

This is a truncated ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from debris on top of Mastaba G 7340. 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: 0.9 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1634

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads