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Beads

This is a group of three double ball beads, one broken in two.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.5 x 0.7 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-438

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads