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Beads

This is a group of six small cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7753 A, debris of burial chamber. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.) average

Accession Number

29.2793

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads