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Ring beads

This is a group of two hundred and forty-five double ring beads (shaped like figure-eights).

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7100, North of Chapel 7420.1925: 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

Overall: 0.2 x 0.5 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1968

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads