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Beads

This is a group of four multiple ring beads with five rings. The beads are of different shapes and sizes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 1926: 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

Largest: 1.7 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.) Smallest Diameter and length: 0.1 x 0.5 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-945

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads