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Cylinder bead

One blue-glazed fancy cylinder bead, broken on one end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7510, on casing blocks. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–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, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.4 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2853

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads