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Ring beads

This is a group of fifty-seven pink-brown ring beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7510, on casing blocks. 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2857

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads