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Beads

Green and black ring beads. Ring and cylinder beads in green, black, and white. All stored in same box, undifferentiated between 36-7-16a-b, 36-5-61 and 36-5-62. Graduated sizes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2420. 1936: 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, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

36-5-62

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads