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Beads

This is one barrel bead and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Giza, Temple of Isis room D, or G 7011 room B. 1926: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 664–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: barrel 1.2 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.) Overall: ring 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16333

Medium or Technique

Faience and carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads