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Cylinder beads

This is a group of 250 cylinder beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7141, Roman room debris. 1926: 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: 1.7 x 0.2 cm (11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-180

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads