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Scaraboid bead

One crudely made scaraboid bead pierced widthwise with a flat bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In debris of railroad dump VII, South of Mastabas G 7146 and G 7144. 1927: 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: 0.7 x 1.1 cm (1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1591

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads