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Disc bead

One flat disc bead of lapis lazuli, decorated with radiate petals on one side, originally complete but now broken in two pieces. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Grave 303. 1910-11: 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. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiet-el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2666

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads