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Beads

This is a group of two cylinder beads, one of which has a large boring, and one barrel bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1685 A, around body. 1932: 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: 1 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.) (greatest)

Accession Number

32-4-46

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads