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Beads

This is a group of six cylinder beads and one fragment of a cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Giza, debris above pit G 7140 I. 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: 0.45 x 1.75 cm (3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-117

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads