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Five marbles

It consists of five spherical glass objects, not pierced for stringing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7540 T, Room 1. 1929: 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: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2362

Medium or Technique

Black Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational