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Cowroid bead

One cowroid bead wtih a flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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

Length x width x thickness: 0.7 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2531

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads