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Cylinder bead

One small carnelian cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z 322. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2749

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads