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Cylinder beads

Twenty-one short, faded blue and green cylinder beads

Provenance

From Giza? (not Gammai). 1915: 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: 0.3 x 3.1 cm (1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-16d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads