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Disc beads

This is a group of eight complete disc beads of two different sizes, and six fragments of disc beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris between G 7150 and G 7151. 1926: 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:large 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Overall: small 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-934

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads