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Cylinder bead

This cylinder bead is broken at one end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Street 7500. 1925: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 1.6 cm (1/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-2-264

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads