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Beads

Miscellaneous beads in box marked "72.__ Hay / Way, 36.__ EEF Amarna" Mainly blue and green cylinder and ring beads, assorted other beads of glass, shell and alabaster.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection. Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 1.6 cm (13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4974

Medium or Technique

Faience, glass, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads