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Cylinder bead

This is a green cylinder bead, flattened on one side and with a large boring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Western Cemetery, G 1110. 19 : 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

24.1748

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads