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Melon bead fragment

One fragment of a melon bead, possibly part of a multiple bead, similar to type 26-1-556.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7050, black debris above offering room. 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

Length x diameter: 0.8 x 0.8 cm (5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-862

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads