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Ring beads

This is a group of 101 speckled steatite ring beads.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7803 C, inside coffin. 1925: excavated by 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: 0.4 cm (1/8 in.) bead diameter

Accession Number

25.2725

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads