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Beads

This is a group of twenty-three small carnelian mishapen barrel beads, varying slightly in size and shape, similar to 29-11-347.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, Room IV. 1929: 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: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2696

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads