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Beads

This is a group of nineteen beads of various kinds. One small amulet, one traingular fragment pierced side to side, one truncated sphere bead, one ring bead, one ball bead, one biconical bead, one melon bead, one flattened cylinder bead, one triple ring bead, one double ring bead, five cylinder...

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Provenance

From Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150. 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: 2.8 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2793

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads