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Ball bead fragment

One fragment of a ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris S of Isis temple enclosing wall. 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

Height x diameter: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-718

Medium or Technique

Pale blue glass paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads