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Beads

This is a group of fifteen ring beads and 120 short white cylinder beads and fragments of beads.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7632 A, room A II. 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

Overall: 0.8 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2437

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads