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Beads

These are two unusual beads, triangular in profile, each with three horizontal borings. Each bead is composed of three cylinder beads stacked up together, two on the bottom and one on the top.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7510 V. 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

Width x length: 0.7 x 0.9 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2339

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads