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Beads

This is a group of about one thousand four hundred tiny, fine, gray ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1102 F, chamber, mummy wrappings. 1935: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.1 x 0.2 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-1-27

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads