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Cylinder bead

Cylinder bead, one end broken.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 1924: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.1 x 1.1 cm (7/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2580

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads