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Bead

This is a large barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7633 G11. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 0.9 cm (1 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2324

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads