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Bead

Steatite; green glaze; hieroglyphics on both sides; hole lengthwise.

Provenance

By 1918: Mr. & Mrs. deForest Thomson Collection; 1918: Given by Mr. & Mrs. deForest Thomson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Egyptian,

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

18.595

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads