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Cylinder beads

Several hundred dark gray cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7112 A, body. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1954

Medium or Technique

Faience, steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads