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Lotus bud beads

This is a group of thirty-five lotus bud beads pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2436 B, debris in chamber. 1940: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of find by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

40-2-23f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads