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Beads

This is a group of 190 disc beads and fragments in white, black, and faded blue color. There is also one blue barrel bead.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7510 K. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2406

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads