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Beads

This is a group of about sixty cylinder beads of various sizes.

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

Largest: 1.9 x 0.3 cm (3/4 x 1/8 in.) Smallest: 0.5 x 0.1 cm (3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2515

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads