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Beads

Two multiple ring beads of different shapes and sizes. One has six rings adhering to each other and the other has seven.

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

Length x diameter: 0.8 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-946

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads