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Bead, malachite chunk

1 green stone double ball bead, 1 small chunk raw mineral malachite.

Provenance

Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 938 [M/938]. 1913: 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, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Dimensions

Bead 1.3 cm long.

Accession Number

13.5125

Medium or Technique

Malachite, dark stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads