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Beads

This is a group of about sixty-three cylinder beads, and some fragments of beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7610+7620: pit G 7610 W. 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

Largest: 0.8 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 1/16 in.) Smallest: 0.1 x 0.2 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2511

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads