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Beads

This is a group of six fragments of cylinder beads of various shapes, sizes, and glazes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, East of G 7052. 1926: 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: 1.6 x 0.5 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-154

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads