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Ball beads

This small group of beads, part of 33-2-168, is all strung together and consists of: 168d) four carnelian ring beads 168l) two black faience ball beads 168n) nine faience cylinder beads, some chipped (Object Register lists 8) 168o) eleven faience disc beads and two fragments five assorted tiny...

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From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2200 (= G 5080) B, debris of chamber (sieved), 1933: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition



Giza, Egypt


Overall: 0.4 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads