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Beads

Two barrel beads flattened on one side and slightly convex on the other, similar to 26-1-445.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, W of mastaba G 7150. 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

Length x width: 0.9 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-555

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads