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Cylinder bead

This is an unusually long, bright blue cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, GMT/X. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.814

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads