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Flattened barrel bead

This bead has a flat back and a convex front and is pierced lengthwise. See drawing.

Provenance

From Giza. Debris south of G 7230. 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

1.2 x 8.5 cm (1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-88

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads