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Beads

This is a group of approximately 7,000 ring beads with white, red, blue, black, and green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, debris. 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

Diameter x height: 0.5 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2532

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads