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Beads

Two misshapen, flattened ball beads of bluish green color with an iridescent patina on glass.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW Trench 20. 1925: 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: 1.5 x 0.9 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2826

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads