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Bead

Faience; long club shape, bright blue with spiral band of black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 2026

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Late Kingdom

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

12.1379

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads