User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Cylinder bead fragments

Two fragments of cylinder beads. Mislabeled as 26-1-903.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of Mastaba G 7150. 1926: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.4 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-901

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads