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Bead

This is a model of shell, green, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, North of Pyramid IB. 1924 : 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

Length x Height x width: 2.7 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm (1 1/16 x 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2539

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads