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Beads

This is a group of eight ball beads and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 1685 A, chamber. 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: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

32-4-35

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads