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Cylinder bead

One cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1234 B, chamber. 1934: 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, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

37.1330

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads