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Bead

Eight small fragments of a large ivory barrel bead.

Provenance

From Meshiekh, Mes / 2023. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, 3850–2960 B.C.

Object Place

Meshiekh, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1341

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads