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Beads and gold foil

A number of long cylindrical beads, color almost gone but apparently green glazed; a number of copper beads stuck together (at one time, covered with gold foil[?]); many scraps of gold foil and pieces of heavily patinated copper.


From Giza, G 7143B, around the body. January, 1927: 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



Giza, Egypt


Overall: 0.4 x 3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, copper and gold foil


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads