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Ring bead

One thick ring bead of a dark red color.


From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in Room IV. 1929: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Length x width: 1 x 0.9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Red stone


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads