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Beads

This is a group of eight white ring beads, thirty-four green ring beads; six black ring beads, two brownish-red ring beads and five double-ring beads shaped like a figure eight.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7400, South of Mastaba 7410.1925: 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: 0.2 x 0.4 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1933

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads