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Cylinder bead

One carnelian cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan Z43/X, 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1 or 2, 2960–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.3082

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads