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Bead

This is a bead in imitation of cowrie shell; greenish white.

Provenance

Giza, Street 7000; East of 7050; January 1926: excavated by the 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.8 cm (1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-590

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads