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Beads

This is a group of one ring bead, one ball bead and two cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Giza. 1932: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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

Length x diameter: 3.5 x 0.5 cm (1 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1981

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads