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Barrel beads

This is a group of twelve dark blue barrel beads of various sizes and some fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room II, 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2583

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads