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Beads

Faience, light thin flat disc beads and two small disc beads. There are ten records, for ten beads originally strung together. These disc beads number from 11.2710 to 11.2719, however there are now only eight beads on the string together but it is not possible to distinguish which are the...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Z/367

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2715

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads