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Bead

This is a crudely made bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540X. 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

Height x width: 2.1 x 0.6 cm (13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1940

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads