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Drop shaped bead

One drop shaped bead pierced on top, with a flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas 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

Diameter and length: 0.4 x 0.7 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-941

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads