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Melon beads

This is a group of seven beads similar in type to 26-1-442 (grooved melon beads) in varying sizes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, debris on floor. 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

Diameter x length: 0.9 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-802

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads