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Disc bead

One disc bead with a large boring.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 1924: 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

Diameter x height: 1.4 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2576

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads