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Bead fragments (?)

Four curved, brown fragments of a brown, having a layer of deep red on inner surface. Two of the pieces are very tiny and the two large pieces fit together. Perhaps part of a bead. Stored with objects from tomb 8; 24-11-681, 24-11-682, 24-11-721

Provenance

From Egypt, Kafr Ghattati tomb 8 [K.G.8]. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2, 3100–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Kafr Ghattati, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2567

Medium or Technique

Stone?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments