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Beads

Five beads in a variety of shapes and sizes of stone or shell (?), good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, GMT / J' / Lot C 3. 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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.966

Medium or Technique

Stone & Shell (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads