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Bead

This is a bead (?) in form of cylinder, roughly shaped.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7000. 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 diameter: 4.1 x 2.2 cm (1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2647

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads