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Bead

This is a truncated ball bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300, south of Roman C B wall G 7300 pit. 1927 : 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: 0.8 x 1 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1677

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads