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Beads

Two white stone barrel beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7691 A, debris of grave. 1928: 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, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.6 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1366

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads