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Rectangular bead

One rectangular bead with an incised line on one side and bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, 1925 : [Street G 7400], upper debris slightly to S of entrance to mastaba G 7430-7440: G 7430, chapel: 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

Length x thickness x height: 1.7 x 0.3 x 1.2 cm (11/16 x 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2762

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads