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Cylinder bead

One cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, debris of Trench 34. 1925: 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.), diameter 0.5cm

Accession Number

25.2979

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads