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Beads

This is a group of about twenty barrel beads and some fragments of beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7632 A, room A VII. 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

Length x thickness: 1.7 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2514

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads