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Beads

This is a group of six disc beads of various colors, four of which are thin and flat, one which is thicker, and one which is smaller. Housed together with 11.2728-11.2732. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/367. 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

11.2732

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads