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Ring beads

23 small carnelian ring beads

Provenance

From Giza, G1110A, 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, Old Kingdom, 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.2065.4

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads