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Ball beads

This is a group of six garnet and sixteen carnelian small ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7600, east of G 7650. 1929 : 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: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2381

Medium or Technique

Garnet ; carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads