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Disc beads

This is a group of nineteen disc beads, similar in type to 26-1-427.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, 1926 : 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: 1.2 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1063

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads