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Bead

One slightly grooved flattened barrel bead, pierced side to side rather than lengthwise.

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 / 2124

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1466

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads