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Beads

Two faded blue barrel beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter, trench 19. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.6 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.) Diameter and length of largest bead: 0.5 x 0.9 cm (3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2798

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads