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Beads

This is a group of beads consisting of twenty-five cylinder beads, nineteen ring beads, one triple ring bead, four double ring beads, and fragments of beads.

Provenance

Giza. Debris near pit G 7510 X. September, 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

Overall: 1.2 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2747

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads