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Disc bead

This is a disc bead with one flat and one convex side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of G 7300. 1927 : 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

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1654

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads